Saarland University was doubly successful in the national Excellence Initiative run by Germany's federal and state governments. It is the only university in Germany to have been awarded funding for both a Cluster of Excellence and a Graduate School in the field of informatics and computer science that have received 40 million euros in funding and a further 45 million euros in 2012.

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