GZB - International Geothermal Centre

GZB – International Geothermal Centre is a University-Industry Research Institute that is operated by a multi-national scientific association of 8 German, 7 international Universities and several non-scientific institutions under public law. GZB is administrated by Bochum University of Applied Sciences (legal entity for the application).

GZB runs a large scale Core Facility for Geotechnologies on behalf of the associated Universities and combines their geothermal activities on the fields of geosciences, material sciences, drilling & reservoir technologies, energy infrastructure & applications, environmental & social sustainability. GZB is also hosting the Secretariat of the International Geothermal Association (IGA).