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Botanischer Garten der Universitat Kiel

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Germany - Deutschland - Schleswig-Holstein - Kiel

Institution Code: KIEL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

A living experience: Botanic Gardens Kiel
A living experience: Botanic Gardens Kiel

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Universitat Kiel
Olshausenstrasse 40
Schleswig-Holstein D-24118 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 49 (0)431 880 4276/4275/4273
Fax: 49 431 880 4295
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Professor of Botany
    Curator's Name: Martin Nickol
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Susanne Petersen
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 23
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1669
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 54.3413
    Longitude: 10.1176
    Altitude: 10.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 3000 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanischer Garten der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Local Address: Am Botanischen Garten 24118 Kiel Germany
  • Locality: City: Kiel
  • Locality: State: Schleswig-Holstein

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 120000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 120000
    Number of Volunteers: 4

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 43000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 14000
  • Special Collections:South African succulents, plants from the Atlantic islands, Aizoaceae, Vitaceae, Cuscuta, Crassulaceae, Adromischus, Aristolochia, Passiflora, Plumbaginaceae, Campanulaceae

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes