Adlershof - Technology / Science - 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 11,000 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


Ursula Westphal
IGAFA Science Office

+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


Campus Adlershof
The Humboldt University’s mathematics and science campus.
Poster Adlershof Map
Adlershof development area with major facilities
Poster Adlershof Map
Adlershof development area with major facilities
Adlershof Map English
Coloured map of the Adlershof development zone with infrastructure, transport connections and a directory of important facilities.
Adlershof Special 46
INAM – An alliance for new materials. Sep. 2016
HU Venture Service
Offers for entrepreneurs, establishing projects and spin-offs of the HU and for investors and partners of the private and public sector
Adlershof in brief
The Future is Bright. Welcome to Adlershof. Image brochure 2016
Adlershof in brief
The Future is Bright. Welcome to Adlershof. Image brochure 2016
Analytic City 2015
Developers, users and suppliers – Analytical skills in Adlershof
28 Adlerhof Minds
What they research. What they are working on. Why they feel at home in Adlershof. Ed. WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH 2014
Research Highlights
Cooperations and highlights of the non-university research institutions in Adlershof. 2013
Non-University Research
Information on the network Adlershof, the focus of the research and the activities of the IGAFA e.V. November 2010
SALSA School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof
Flyer with main information about the new Graduate School at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin