Botanischer Garten der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Germany - Deutschland - Bochum

Institution Code: BOCH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitaetstrasse 150
D-44801 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 49 (0)234 322 3098
Fax: 49 (0)234 321 4423
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Thomas Stützel, Professor and Director
    Curator's Name: Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Wolfgang Stuppy
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 40
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1968
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 13 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.4451
    Longitude: 7.2580
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 4000 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Succulents, Alpines, Canary Island plants, Succulent Euphorbia (350 spp.). Cycadaceae, Eriocaulaceae (5 spp.).

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes