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Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin, Germany

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phone: +49 (0)30 889140-8591
fax: +49 (0)30 889140-8561
email: info(at)

Authorized representative person
Prof. Johannes Vogel, PhD (Director General)
Stephan Junker (Managing Director)

Controlling authority
Senatskanzlei – Wissenschaft und Forschung
Warschauer Str. 41-42, 10243 Berlin

Content responsiblity (German law § 18 Abs. 2 MStV)
Gesine Steiner

VAT-ID (German law § 27 a Umsatzsteuergesetz)

Bank account
Deutsche Bank
account number: 512 087 800
bank code: 100 708 48
IBAN: DE40 1007 0848 051 2087 800

Information on the website

Responsible persons:

  • Editorial: MfN editorial team
    Chief editor: Gesine Steiner
  • Technical web coordination:
    Markus Wegner

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