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The Ernst-Haeckel-Haus

FSU_Haeckelhaus_Arbeitszimmer(Photo Jan-Peter Kasper) 

The Ernst-Haeckel-Haus is one of the oldest History of Science Institutes in Germany and through its collections which are used by national andninternational scientists has established an independent and internationally recognized profile since the 1920s.

The Biologist Ernst Haeckel is an integral part of the university's memory culture through the Ernst-Haeckel-Haus und dem Phyletischen Museum which he initiated.
The collections contain around 40,000 letters, 400 manuscripts and notebooks and approximately 1500 Photographs.  Also curated is Ernst Haeckel's artistic estate, encompassing 800 watercolors and 20 paintings. The collection is further enriched by some of his private possessions.

The extensive collections are used intensely in the area of Education (palaeography and archival science) and also in the area of research of the institute (historical science, university and biology historical


Dr. Thomas Bach

Berggasse 7
07745 Jena
Tel.: +49(0)3641 949 503 


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