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Crowded highway

Members of Kiel University who focus on issues of environment and climate protection express their views in the "Unter Zwei" (below two) interview series run by klik – klima konzept 2030. Among them is junior professor Christian Baatz. He researches climate ethics, sustainability and global justice.

Close up of a root tip with fungal infection

Professor Eva Stukenbrock has been a member of the French Academy of Sciences since January 2022. This special honour is largely based on her expertise on pathogenic fungi. How she discovered her love of fungi and what plans she has for plant sciences in Kiel, she describes in conversation with Rosemary Wilson, coordinator of the Kiel Plant Center.

Photo of Annekatrin Mordhorst

Seminars, lectures, coaching and consulting for university staff, companies and others: all this and more is offered at Kiel University’s Continuing Professional Development Center. To mark the occasion of its 25th anniversary, director Annekatrin Mordhorst looks back at the early days and ahead to the future.

Man in a laboratory

Post-doctoral researcher Tyler Carrier, 28, is currently conducting research as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Kiel University and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. In this interview, American-born Tyler talks about his work, career, and the challenges of his research stay in Germany.

A conversation with Vice-President Eckhard Quandt.

Professor Eckhard Quandt, who has been the Vice-President of Research, Transfer, Scientific Infrastructure and Digitalisation at Kiel University since October 2020, has big plans for his term in office. He takes a look at the current processes in an interview with unizeit.

Markus Hundt

Vice President for studying, teaching and continuing professional development, Professor Markus Hundt, knew what he was getting himself into when he was elected to this post by the University Senate on 7 October last year.

Nele Matz-Lück

Legal expert Professor Nele Matz-Lück has been the Vice President for international affairs, young researchers, equality and diversity since October 2020. In an interview with "unizeit", she gives insights into her new role.

Florian Henkies

Florian Henkies, 27, is one of 15 doctoral researchers in the new Research Training Group (RTG) TransEvo. unizeit spoke to him about the importance of evolutionary research in Kiel, the advantages of doctoral research in a research training group, and the special challenges in the coronavirus year.

Simone Fulda

On 1 October 2020, Professor Simone Fulda was sworn in as the first female President of Kiel University. In an interview with "unizeit", she gives insights into her vision for the CAU.


Man sitting in an office

Professor Joachim Thiery was appointed full-time Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Kiel University in April. In his interview with unizeit, he comments on the future development of university teaching and the future key topics of research.