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Botanischer Garten der Philipps-Universität Marburg

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Germany - Deutschland - Marburg

Institution Code: MB

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Philipps-Universität Marburg
Karl-von-Frisch-Strasse 6, 35032 Marburg, Germany
Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 49 (0)6421 28 21507
Fax: 49 (0)6421 28 26659
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Andreas Titze
    Curator's Name: Dr. Andreas Titze
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Marion Reich
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 22
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 4
    Administration Staff Number: 6

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1977
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 18 Hectares
  • Total Area: 20 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.4818
    Longitude: 8.4816
    Altitude: 325.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 3000 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address: Philipps-Universität Marburg Botanischer Garten Karl-von-Frisch-Str. 6 35032 Marburg Germany
  • Locality: City: Marburg
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 15
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 5
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 70000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 11500
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 10000

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No