About Us

The Campus Centre of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use has coordinating staff at its headquarters, as well as CBL secondary members and affiliates.
Postdoctoral scientists of the University of Göttingen with research interests and teaching activities in the field of biodiversity and sustainable land use are invited to apply for secondary membership.

CBL Networks and Cooperation

All CBL activities rely on strong partnerships. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all participants from the following institutions for their often long-standing cooperation in our joint projects, teaching and teaching development, as well as event organisation and alumni work.

CBL Foci

Biodiversity and Ecology

In this section research is carried out on biodiversity, its functions and potential for sustainable management. Additionally, study programs to foster understanding of biodiversity by students are developed and organised.

Forest Ecosystem Research

Forest ecosystem research projects are established and coordinated involving institutes and faculties of Goettingen university and external partners. Recent topics are forest management under climate change and biomass production.

Agriculture and Environment

Modern arable and animal production systems need solutions for environmental sound management practices. This section comprises research and development for German and Mid-European agricultural systems.

Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry

This working group, formerly known as Centre for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry (CeTSAF) coordinates and organizes various interdisciplinary exchange programs for scientists and students.