Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences

Department of Crop and Animal Sciences


Agricultural Ecology

Prof. Dr. Marcel Robischon

Animal Husbandry and Ethology Prof. Dr. Edna Hillmann
Crop Science (+ Agricultural Climatology) Prof. Dr. Timo Kautz
Dr. Bärbel Kroschewski (tenured position)
Biosystem Engineering (+ Research Group Agricultural Engineering) Prof. Dr. Uwe Schmidt

Breeding Biology and Molecular Genetics

Prof. Dr. Gudrun A. Brockmann
Intensive Plant Food Systems Prof. Dr. Tsu-Wei Chen
Plant Nutriton and Fertilisation Prof. Dr. Timo Kautz (komm.)


Prof. Dr. Carmen Büttner

Soil Sciences and Site Science Dr. Kathlin Schweitzer (komm.)
Urban Ecophysiology of Plants Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Ulrichs

Additional Professorships

Joint Appointments (S-Professors)
Biology and Ecology of Fishes (IGB) Prof. Dr. Jens Krause
Land Use Systems (ZALF) Prof. Dr. Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura
Landscape Biogeochemistry
(Focus: Microbial Biogeochemistry)
Prof. Dr. Steffen Kolb
Integrative Fisheries Management (IGB) Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus

Strategies for Bioresources Use (ATB)

Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow
Agricultural Technology in Bioeconomy Systems (ATB) Prof. Dr. Barbara Sturm
Honorary Professors


Prof. Dr. Kaspar Bienefeld (LIB)  
Prof. Dr. Reiner Brunsch (ATB)  
Prof. Dr. Bernd Linke (ATB)  
Prof. Dr. Christoph Reichmuth (JKI)  
Apl. Professors
Agricultural Meteorology Prof. Dr. Frank-M. Chmielewski (Thaer-Institute)
Reproduction Biology Prof. Dr. Katarina Jewgenow (IZW)
Animal Genetics Prof. Dr. Arne Ludwig (IZW)
Learning and Research Stations
Section: Open Land Michael Baumecker
Section: Greenhouse Sigrun Witt
Section: Animals Jens Fuchs