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iDiv is a central facility of Leipzig University within the meaning of Section 98 (1) of the SächsHSG (“Sächsisches Hochschulgesetz”). It is run together with the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, as well as in cooperation with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ.

The following non-university research institutions are involved as cooperation partners: the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (MPI BGC), the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (MPI CE), the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA), the Leibniz Institute DSMZ–German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) and the Leibniz Institute Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz (SMNG).


German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Puschstrasse 4
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 341 9733105
fax: +49 341 9739350

Executive Management

The research centre of the German Research Foundation iDiv is represented by the Speaker Board (responsible in terms of media law):
Prof Dr Stan Harpole, Prof Dr Ulrich Brose, Prof Dr Henrique M Pereira, Prof Dr Martin Quaas.

Editorial department

Dr Volker Hahn, Media and Communications (iDiv website, Twitter, YouTube)
Dr. Anahita Kazem, iBID/iBON (iDiv biodiversity data portal –


Programming of the iDiv website:

zwonull media – Büro für Kommunikation
Klarmann und Nowatius GbR
Liviastrasse 8
04105 Leipzig, Germany

Liability for contents and links

iDiv shall not be liable for the accuracy of the contents, for editorial and technical errors, for completeness, for omissions, for updating or for any similar aspects of its website. The use of the available information shall be at the user’s own risk. Although we carefully check their contents, we cannot assume any liability for the contents of external links to third-party websites. Such websites and their contents shall be subject to the liability of their owners. Please inform us of any errors in terms of contents or technology using the special e-mail address for this purpose:

Data protection provisions

iDiv  shall protect the privacy of all people using its website. Any personal data provided shall be treated as confidential and not passed on to third parties.

Use of images

Unless otherwise stated, iDiv has the rights to the images on the pages of the iDiv website. The transfer of image usage rights is available upon request. The images may not be used for other purposes, e.g. commercial purposes. Please contact us by email:

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