Universität Innsbruck


Department of Botany

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The Institute of Botany of the University of Innsbruck comprises two main entities, the Unit of Functional Plant Biology (formerly Department of Cell Physiology of Alpine... [more]

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We contribute various courses in the Bachelor curriculum "Biology", offer a Master curriculum "Botany", and teach and supervise students subscribed to the PhD curriculum ... [more]

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Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden is a key teaching and research facility, comprising the main garden in Innsbruck and an alpine garden at the timberline. [more]

Mission statement

Plants are the basis of life on Earth. We strive to enhance our understanding of plants, and to transfer knowledge to the scientific community, students and the public alike, to the benefit of agriculture, forestry and conservation..



Department of Botany
Sternwartestraße 15
6020 Innsbruck / Austria

Email: botanik@uibk.ac.at
Phone: +43 512 507-51001 or -51002
Fax: +43 512 507-51099

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ilse Kranner

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Peter Schönswetter

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