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People at Difu

Mission statement

The German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) is the largest urban research institute in the German-speaking region. We advise municipalities on all tasks that they face now and in the future. Independent, objective and well-founded.

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Financing and funding

As an institution of solidarity for the towns and cities and as a publicly funded research institute we are committed to facilitating the interests of the municipalities and the common good. More than 100 municipalities support Difu as donors and benefit from its range of services.

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Working at Difu

Almost 200 employees work at the Difu offices in Berlin and Cologne. As part of our team they contribute to making our society sustainable.