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.


  • Professor Szewzyk retired at the beginning of October

Oral Exams

  • New dates (06 Dec. and 07 Dec. 2023) for the  oral examination with Prof. Szewzyk



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