Übersee-Museum Bremen

Consortium name  
German Consortium: Association of German Natural History Museums in the North Sea and Baltic Sea Region (NORe)
Institution (Original name) 
Übersee-Museum Bremen
MAIN ADDRESS
Street 
Bahnhofsplatz 13
Postal code 
28195
City 
Bremen
POSTAL ADDRESS
Country 
Germany
Phone 

(+49) 421 160 38 0

Fax 
+49 421 160 38-99
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Type of institution 
Museum
LEGAL STATUS
Are you part of a larger entity / legal body? 
No
CETAF MEMBERSHIP
Category 
Full member
CETAF Official representative
Name, position, phone, e-mail, research field 
CETAF DEPUTY
OTHER STAFF MEMBERS WITH CONNECTIONS TO CETAF
Name, position, phone, e-mail, research field + Working Group or Project involved in 

Dr. Michael Stiller

Übersee-Museum Bremen

Stiftung öffentlichen Rechts

Abteilungsleiter Naturkunde

Bahnhofsplatz 13

28195 Bremen

 

Tel. +49/ 421/ 160 38 140

Fax +49/ 421/ 160 38 99

Director / legal representative of the institution (title, name, phone, e-mail, research field) 

Prof. Dr. Wiebke Ahrndt

Übersee-Museum Bremen

Stiftung öffentlichen Rechts

Bahnhofsplatz 13

28195 Bremen

 

Tel. +49/ 421/ 160 38 101

Fax +49/ 421/ 160 38 99

PERSONNEL
Scientific staff 
Permanent (P)Non – Permanent (NP)
a) TOTAL scientific staff
b) Scientific staff linked to Collections
c) Post-docs / PhD students
d) Others (Associates, etc.)
TOTAL (a+b+c+d)
Other staff (administration etc.) 
Permanent (P)Non – Permanent (NP)
e) Exhibitions
f) Collection Managers / technicians
g) Others
TOTAL (e+f+g)
R&D facilities
How many laboratories are in use in your institution? 
2
List of laboratories 

Light Microscopy

List of key tools (e.g. SEM, 3D, scanners/printers,...) 

Light Microscope

Exhibitions
Number of permanent exhibitions 
6
List of permanent exhibitions  
Name 
America
Name 
Oceania
Name 
Asia
Name 
Africa
Name 
What makes the world go round
Name 
Schaumagazin
Number of recent exhibitions 
2
Recent Temporary Exhibitions (< 2 years) 
Name 
Faszination Wale – Mensch. Wal. Pazifik.
Name 
China unter Mao
Number of current exhibitions 
1
Current Temporary Exhibitions 
Name 
Rückblende - Streiflichter aus den Bremer Häfen
Number of future exhibitions 
1
Future exhibitions  
Name 
Cool Japan
RESEARCH FIELDS
RESEARCH FIELD 
Research Field 
Systematics and taxonomy of aculeate Hymenoptera
EARTH SCIENCES (Geology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology,…) 
TypologyPrimary typesIndividual specimens/objects% registered cards% recorded cards in database
LIFE SCIENCES (Zoology, Biology, Botany, Mycology,…) 
TypologyPrimary typesIndividual specimens/objects% registered cards % recorded cards in database
2.1Zoology~1500700000
2.2Botany?300000
Total specimens (all collections) 
1,000,000
Heritage sciences (art, manuscripts, maps, photographs...) 

Ethnagraphical Collection (200000 Objects: Asia, Africa, America, Oceania)

Library

Photo archive

Genetic Repositories
Does your institution have a DNA bank? 
No
Does your institution have a seed bank? 
No
COLLECTION’S RELATED INFORMATION
Number of outgoing loans (parcels / specimens) per year 
~1500 specimens
Number of accessions (specimens) per year 
~2000 specimens
Number of scientific visitors per year 
30
MAIN AREAS OF TAXONOMIC EXPERTISE 
Antarctic Polychetes
North Sea Benthos
Insecta: Hymenoptera
COMMUNICATION MATERIAL
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If your institution is involved with universities in teaching or education programmes, please name and describe them 

Animal diversity

Last update 
02.15.17