Science Coordination

Dr. Jan Helmke (Head)
Phone: +49 431 600 2818

  • Committees (Board of Trustees, Helmholtz Committees)
  • Helmholtz Affairs, Research Field Earth and Environment and Programme ManagementInternational Affairs and Cooperations
  • Joint professorial appointments
  • Reporting (Center Progress Report)
  • International Affairs and Cooperations

Dr. Alexandra Drossou-Berendes
Phone: +49 431 600 2808

  • Research Funding (general, focus EU)

  • Performance-oriented allocation of funds (data collection for LOM calculation)
  • Quality assurance (publications, author-related indicators)

Dr. Anja Reitz
Phone: +49 431 600 2803

  • Committees (SAB, Consultatory Board of Directors)Subsidy of scientific cruises
  • Awards, prizes
  • Research funding (Helmholtz, DFG)
  • Early Career Support (PhD students, cooperation with the CAU)
  • Selected personnel development tools (e.g. Helmholtz Academy)
  • Subsidy of scientific cruises

Dr. Christel van den Bogaard
Phone: +49 431 600 2647

  • Coordination PACT-Centre

  • The mission of GEOMAR is:

    To investigate the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes in the ocean and their interaction with the seafloor and the atmosphere.

  • The GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is member of the Helmholtz Association, the Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung and the German Marine Research Konsortium (KDM).

    On the international level, the institute cooperates with many institutions in the field of marine sciences. It is a member of the "Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans" (POGO).

  • East shore campus

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
    Wischhofstr. 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel
    Tel.: +49-431 600-0
    Fax: +49-431 600-2805
    E-mail: info(at)

    West shore campus

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 
    Düsternbrooker Weg 20
    D-24105 Kiel