Christian Kassung vertritt Professur für Experimentalsysteme

Christian Kassung, Professor für Kulturtechniken und Wissensgeschichte im Institut für Kulturwissenschaft der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin vertritt im Sommersemester 2015 die Professur Theorie und Geschichte der Experimentalsysteme des Exzellenzclusters Bild Wissen Gestaltung. Ein interdisziplinäres Labor" und wird dazu auch am IRIS Adlershof lehren und forschen.




Chinese Ambassador Shi Mingde visited IRIS Adlershof

The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, Shi Mingde, visited the Science and Technology Park Adlershof, on April 8th, in the “Year of innovation cooperation between Germany and China”.
At IRIS Adlershof, Founding Chairman Jürgen P. Rabe informed him on the research and development at IRIS on site in Adlershof as well as on cooperations with Chinese partners such as Peking University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Shi Mingde was particular interested in the education of young scientists such as within the Berlin-wide Master Program on "Polymer Science", which has produced many, now internationally succesfull Chinese alumnae.
The dialogue with Ambassador Shi Mingde, as begun here, shall be carried on.




KOSMOS Summer University 2016 at IRIS Adlershof

IRIS Adlershof will host a three-week KOSMOS program from July 18th to August 5th 2016 on the topic of Integrability for the Holographic Universe. The program will bring together young and experienced researchers with an interest in theoretical physics, mathematics and symbolic programming. It is organised by Prof. Matthias Staudacher, Dr. Alessandro Sfondrini and Prof. Jan Plefka, and funded by Humboldt-Universität though the KOSMOS program and by the Marie Curie Network "Gauge theory as an Integrable system" (GATIS).



Call for 10 SALSA doctoral fellowships open

SALSA, the Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is announcing 10 doctoral fellowships to begin on October 10st, 2015. The program offers a structured, three-year period of multidisciplinary research combined with an integrated curriculum in Analytical Sciences.  

Applications will be accepted upon submission via our online application tool only (, which will be accessible from April 15th until May 11th, 2015. Graduate students (master’s degree or equivalent) in chemistry, biology, physics and related disciplines with an interest in Analytical Sciences as well as graduates with a background in natural sciences education are invited to apply. For further information please visit


Humboldt-Universität among the Top 50 Universities in the World

The current "Times Higher Education World Reputation Ranking" ranks Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) at position 41 of the worldwide most prestigious universities. Thereby HU advanced significantly with respect to the past year, when it was ranked in the group 71-80. HU’s Physical Sciences advanced by 31 places to rank 69th.