Deutsches Zentrum für integrative Biodiversitätsforschung (iDiv)

iDiv is one of the seven National Research Centres funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
It is located in the city of Leipzig and jointly hosted by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU),the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU), the University of Leipzig (UL), and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ).It is supported by the Max Planck Society, the Leibniz Association, the Klaus Tschira Foundation and the Free State of Saxony.

One of the central missions of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research is the promotion of theory-driven synthesis and data-driven theory in biodiversity sciences.
The concept of iDiv encompasses the detection of biodiversity, understanding its emergence, exploring its consequences for ecosystem functions and services, and developing strategies to safeguard biodiversity under global change.


Deutsches Zentrum für integrative Biodiversitätsforschung (iDiv)

Deutscher Platz 5d
04103 Leipzig
Forschung & Lehre