Botanischer Garten der Universität Ulm

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Germany - Deutschland - Ulm

Institution Code: ULM

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Botanischer Garten der Universität Ulm

The Botanical Garden of Ulm University is located to the southeast of the university and extends from the upper Eselsberg into the Lehrer Tal. With 28 hectares of open terrain, it is one of the largest botanical gardens in Germany.

As a central institution of the uni, our main objective is research and teaching. At the same time the Botanical Garden is the perfect place to link the public with science.

We invite you to discover the world of plants in our garden and look forward to your visit.

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Universität Ulm
89081 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 0731 50 31351
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Dr. Marian Kazda, Director
    Curator's Name: Monika Gschneidner
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1981
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 12 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 16 Hectares
  • Total Area: 28 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.3996
    Longitude: 9.9966
    Annual Rainfall: 760 mm
    Altitude: 610.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 1200 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 80000
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
  • Number of Visitors: 50000

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Medicinal plants
    Plants with interaction with bats/megabats (visitation, consumption, seed dispersal)
    Flora of Costa Rica
    Depiction of local flora with focus on habitats included in the Habitats Directive
    Endangered synanthropic plants

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes