Membership Application

Every scientist practicing materials-related research at one of the three UA Ruhr universities and who has completed his or her academic training (a doctorate as a rule) can apply for a full Materials Chain membership.

Researchers from other institutions, who scientifically contribute to the Materials Chain, can become associate members.

In order to apply for a full or associate membership, please send the following information to

  • a CV including an up-to-date publication list,
  • a list of collaborative research projects,
  • max. 1 page summary of existing collaborations with Materials Chain members or possible future collaborations within the Materials Chain.

Admittance will be granted by the Materials Chain coordination team.