Adlershof - Science / Technology - Overview

The Adlershof Technology Park

The Adlershof Technology Park belongs to the top 15 science parks worldwide. It is the most important science and business location in the capital region Berlin-Brandenburg and comprises renowned non-university research institutes, six institutes of the Humboldt University; about 1,100 businesses and organisations and over 18,000 employees with a turnover of around 2 billion Euros. Modern innovation centers focus on five sectors of technologies:Photonics/Optics, Microsystems/Materials, IT/Media, Biotechnology/Environment and Renewable Energy/Photovoltaics.

Science and Research Adlershof

The Humboldt University’s mathematics and science campus at Adlershof hosts the Institutes for Chemistry, Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology. Together with the ten internationally renowned non-university research organisations they form the unique Science Campus Adlershof, which accommodates over 9,000 scientists, research associates and students.

Adlershof's key research areas: light, materials and models

  • Optical sciences and microsystem technology: light matter interaction // laser research and technology // synchrotron radiation // UV and x-ray technology // optical technology in transport and aerospace // microelectronics and optics // photonics and optoelectronics
  • Material science: materials for optics, photovoltaics, magnetic storage // molecular materials // nanomaterials // semiconductors and semiconductor materials // crystal growth // chemical analytics and catalysis
  • Mathematics, computer science and applications: applied analysis // analytical and geometric structures // software technology, simulation // virtual reality, brain-computer interfaces // financial mathematics


Dr. Ursula Westphal
IGAFA Science Office
Managing Director

+49 30 6392-3582
+49 30 6392-3584

Petra Franz
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Assistant to the Vice President for Research regarding Campus Adlershof

+49 30 2093-1437
+49 30 2093-5479

Ljiljana Nikolic
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
PR Consultant Science Communication

+49 30 2093-2090
+49 30 2093-2107