Organisational Structure of the BGBM

The Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin (BGBM) is a so-called Zentraleinrichtung (central unit) of Freie Universität Berlin.

The BGBM is managed by its director, Prof. Dr. Thomas Borsch and is organized in five departments:

For further information on the topic, please consult our organizational chart.


DirectorSciences Policy CoordinatorPublic Relations & MarketingDepartment - Research & Biodiversity InformaticsDepartment - Biological CollectionsDepartment - Science CommunicationDepartment - Administration & Scientific ServicesResearch Group AsteralesResearch Group CaryophyllalesResearch Group DiatomsResearch Group Cuba & CaribbeanResearch Group Europe & MediterraneanR&D Group Biodiversity InformaticsLiving CollectionsHerbariumDahlem Seed BankDNA BankExhibitions & MuseumEducationLibrary & ArchiveBGBM PressGeneral AdministrationLaboratoriesITProject Support