Research with global influence
This year's list of "Highly Cited Researchers" includes five scientists from the University of Göttingen. Prof. Dr. Holger Kreft from our faculty belongs to this group of people and is thus one of the most frequently cited scientists in his field worldwide.more...
Our Confidant, Katrin Meyer, would like to introduce herself to you. Ms. Meyer will be happy to serve as your point of contact for problems and conflicts of any kind, offering advice and, if necessary, referring you to the responsible offices and committees, such as the ombudsman board.to the welcome video...
News from the faculty
"Forest and Ecosystem Sciences" (FES)
The application period for a study start in winter semester 2023/24 for Non-EU-citizens runs until 15.3.2023. EU-citizens may apply after May 5, 2023.Application platform...
Dr. Stephan Getzin Department Ecosystem Modelling
Researchers led by Göttingen University show that plant water stress not termites causes mysterious circles.more...
Panels and walls made of popcorn
Affordable housing made from environmentally friendly and CO2-neutral building material: scientists at the University of Göttingen have developed a process for producing panels from hemp, flax and popcorn granules. The great advantage of this granulate is that it is a bio-based, environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to the petroleum-based or gypsum-based products previously used in industry.more...
More press releases
Here you can find more press releases about the faculty and an archive.more...
Faculty of Forest Sciences
and Forest Ecology