Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


With over 2100 students and over 500 employees, The Faculty of Natural Science 1 – Biosciences represents one of the largest faculties at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

The professors are the bearers of teaching and research and, with their expertise, lead subsequent generations into biosciences research and career fields.

Professors of the Faculty of Natural Sciences 1 – Biosciences: Research Focus and 
Academic Career 2022/2023

This brochure gives an insight into the Faculty of Natural Sciences 1 – Biosciences and provides background information on the renowned and internationally positioned professors.

The faculty includes the three institutes:


  • B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Biochemistry
  • B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Biology
  • Pre-Service Teacher Education in Biology for high school (“Gymnasium”), middle School and special school
  • Pharmacy (State Examination and Diploma)
  • M. Sc. Pharmaceutical and Industrial Biotechnology (in English)
  • M. Sc. Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (in English)
  • M. Sc. Biodiversity Sciences (in English)


  • biodiversity research: organismic-ecological focus with plants and insects
  • molecular biological sciences: plant biochemistry, physiology, genetics and molecular biology
  • protein & RNA research
  • pharmaceutical-applied research: drug discovery, biotechnology, nanotechnology, mass spectrometry, biosynthesis and biomedical materials