Zoological Institute and Museum Greifswald

Consortium name  
German Consortium: Association of German Natural History Museums in the North Sea and Baltic Sea Region (NORe)
Institution (Original name) 
Zoologisches Institut und Museum Greifswald
MAIN ADDRESS
Street 
Loitzer Strasse 26
Postal code 
17487
City 
Greifswald
POSTAL ADDRESS
Country 
Germany
Phone 

(+49) 3834 864294

Fax 
(+49) (0) 3834 86 4099
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Type of institution 
University
LEGAL STATUS
CETAF MEMBERSHIP
Category 
Full member
CETAF Official representative
Name, position, phone, e-mail, research field 
Member of the Executive Committee? 
No
CETAF DEPUTY
Director / legal representative of the institution (title, name, phone, e-mail, research field) 

Prof. Dr. Klaus Fischer; Tel: +49 3834 864266; Klaus.fischer@uni-greifswald.de; animal ecology

PERSONNEL
Scientific staff 
Permanent (P)Non – Permanent (NP)
a) TOTAL scientific staff1
b) Scientific staff linked to Collections
c) Post-docs / PhD students
d) Others (Associates, etc.)
TOTAL (a+b+c+d)1
Other staff (administration etc.) 
Permanent (P)Non – Permanent (NP)
e) Exhibitions
f) Collection Managers / technicians2
g) Others
TOTAL (e+f+g) 2
Total permanent staff 
3
Total non-permanent staff 
0
Grand total (permanent + non-permanent Staff) 
3
Male (%) 
66
Female (%) 
33
R&D facilities
List of key tools (e.g. SEM, 3D, scanners/printers,...) 

Visionary Digital, SEM, Micro-CT

Exhibitions
Number of permanent exhibitions 
1
List of permanent exhibitions  
Name 
Overview of the animal kingdom
Number of recent exhibitions 
0
Number of current exhibitions 
0
Number of future exhibitions 
0
RESEARCH FIELDS
RESEARCH FIELD 
Research Field 
Evolution and Systematics of Arthropods with emphasis on Arachnids
Scientific publications
Number of peer-reviewed publications per year 
5
Digital copy of the latest annual report 
EARTH SCIENCES (Geology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology,…) 
TypologyPrimary typesIndividual specimens/objects% registered cards% recorded cards in database
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
...
LIFE SCIENCES (Zoology, Biology, Botany, Mycology,…) 
TypologyPrimary typesIndividual specimens/objects% registered cards % recorded cards in database
2.1Zoology8002500000505
Total specimens (all collections) 
2,500,000
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 
10-20
Number of accessions (specimens) per year 
100-500
Number of scientific visitors per year 
8
MAIN AREAS OF TAXONOMIC EXPERTISE 
Araneae
Carabidae
COMMUNICATION MATERIAL
Logo 
Contact person at your institution for communications / press / external relations (name, position, phone, e-mail) 

Dr. Peter Michalik, +49 3834 864099, michalik@uni-greifswald.de

Visitors
Last year:  
350
Trends (past and future) 

up to a maximum of 1000

If your institution is involved with non-university-based teaching or education programmes, please describe them & the partners 

involved in BSc. and MSc. programs with a focus on species identification, collections, systematics and evolutionary morphology

Contact person at your institution for education / teaching / training (name, position, phone, e-mail) 

Dr. Peter Michalik, +49 3834 864099, michalik@uni-greifswald.de

THREE MAIN TOPICS OF CURRENT INTEREST FOR YOUR INSTITUTION 

1. Systematics of Invertebrates

2. Evolutionary Morphology

Last update 
02.07.17