Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology

Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology

The staff of the Institute of Botany can currently and up until 19 April 2020, the only be contacted via email.

The University of Greifswald is currently closed to the public due to reasons related to the protection of general health in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. Please note in particular that all consultation hours are cancelled. The University’s institutions and facilities can only be contacted via email or – restricted – by phone. We endeavour to answer your query as soon as possible; however, we cannot rule out the occasional delay. Please have understanding for the current situation.

The Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology not only comprises the institute itself but also includes the Botanical Garden and the Arboretum.

Founded in the 18th century, the institute has a long tradition: Many great botanists have earned reputation in Greifswald, such as Erich Leick, Robert Bauch, Heinrich Borriss, Werner Rothmaler, Franz Fukarek and Michael Succow.


Prof. Dr. Martin Schnittler

Institute manager:
Christof Sonnenberg

Angelika Elsner

Soldmannstraße 15
17487 Greifswald
Telefon +49 3834 / 420 4116
Telefax +49 3834 / 420 4114