The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

EU-Funding for guest researchers at ZFMK


The EU-SYNTHESYS+ project funds access of international scientist (emphasis EU) to the sientific collections and research infrastructure of ZFMK. Supported are visits of several weeks. This includes both, access to the scientific collections, and research infrastructure such as the labs for morphology and molecular research. The actual call is open, and ends April 12th. SYNTHESYS+ is the most important research network of European natural history museums. The 21 partners offer scientific exchange and collaboration, with access to a total of more that 390 million objects and substantial research infrastructure.

For further information, see, or contact secretary [at] or the relevant ZFMK scientists.


Press relations

Sabine Heine

Tel.: +49 (0)228 9122 215
Fax: +49 (0)228 9122 213
E-Mail: s.heine [at]

Contact person

Head of Centre for Taxonomy and Evolutionary Research
Head of Vertebrate Department
Curator Ichthyology
+49 228 9122-255
+49 228 9122-212
f.herder [at]