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Botanischer Garten der J.W. Goethe-Universitat

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Germany - Deutschland - Frankfurt

Institution Code: FRT

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Botanischer Garten der J.W. Goethe-Universitat

The Botanical Garden of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University is a green jewel in the heart of Frankfurt. It is situated in the green belt between the palm garden and Grüneburg park. The garden covers about 7.5 hectares and offers a lot of variety and tranquility.

An important part of the education of students takes place in the garden. In the basic studies in the garden guides are essential part of the event systematics and ecology of plants. Even in the advanced study of the garden is mainly used in connection with geobotanical and plant both ecological and physiological questions. The federal Environmental Protection Agency has established a botanical garden a measurement container for air contaminants. Thus, parts of the Immissionsökologischen internship take place in the garden. Numerous training opportunities exist in the gardens for students.

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der J.W. Goethe-Universitat
Fachbereich Biologie, Siesmayerstrasse 72
D-60323 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: +49 (0) 69 798 24763
Fax: +49 (0) 69 798 24835
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Changes with directorship Dpt. Botany
    Curator's Name: Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Wessel
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.1236
    Longitude: 8.6628
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Taxonomic, ecologic, geographic collections. Rubus (45 spp.), wild plants of middle Europe

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes