Environmental Microbiology

Chair of Environmental Microbiology

Our group carries out research and teaching in fundamental and applied science in environmental microbiology. We analyze microbial community structures, microbially mediated pollutant degradation and the biotechnological potential of microorganisms in technical and medical fields with a special focus on biofilms and iron- and manganese-oxidizing bacteria.


  • Consultation hour with  Prof. Szewzyk:
    • Winter term: Thursday: 14 -15 h
    • Summer term: Friday: 11 - 12 h
  • The written exam dates  for the summer semester are here

Oral Exams



Chair of Environmental Microbiology


+49 30 314 73460

+49 30 314 73673

Office BH 6-1
Building Bergbau Hütten Neubau
Address Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1
10587 Berlin