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With/About Africa: Research and Teaching at the University of Würzburg

For years, the University of Würzburg has been a centre for intensive, internationally acclaimed research on Africa and with African partners.

These pages present decades of intensive and wide-ranging scientific research on Africa as well as current cooperation projects with African partners. The disciplines represented are wide-ranging: from biology and chemistry to geography and the literary, cultural and social sciences. On the following pages, you will gain an insight into the spectrum of Africa-related research and teaching at the University of Würzburg.

BIOLOGY

UPSCALE: Climate-friendly Agriculture with Maximum Yield in East Africa
Prof. Dr. Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter and Dr. Michael Thiel

The Comoé National Park Research Station
Prof. Dr. K. Eduard Linsenmair and Dr. Erik T. Frank

African Ants – Paramedics in the Animal Kingdom
Dr. Erik T. Frank and Prof. Dr. K. Eduard Linsenmair

Global Change on Kilimanjaro Endangers Biodiversity and Functions
Dr. Marcell Peters and Prof. Dr. Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter

CHEMISTRY

ECONOMICS

Drug Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa
Prof. Dr. Ronald Bogaschewsky, Felix Blank, Benjamin Siller

Relief Supplies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Benjamin Siller, Felix Blank, Prof. Dr. Ronald Bogaschewsky

EGYPTOLOGY

GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

Sustainable Management of Hydropower Generation in West Africa
Dr. Michael Thiel and Dr. Sarah Schönbrodt-Stitt

UPSCALE: Climate-friendly Agriculture with Maximum Yield in East Africa
Prof. Dr. Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter and Dr. Michael Thiel

North and West Africa. The last 200 years. Regeneration and desertification
Sani Ibrahim and Dr. rer. nat Prof. h.c. (Cluj) Erhard Schulz

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES

GreenMuseumHub: Sustainable Futures for Museums and Heritage Sites
Prof. Dr. Guido Fackler, Elisabeth Greifenstein

MEDICINE

PEDAGOGY

STUDYING AND TEACHING