Welcome to the Website of the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre!

In 2008, in the framework of the Initiative for the Development of Scientific and Economic Excellence (LOEWE) of the Federal State of Hesse, the Senckenberg Nature Research Society (SGN) and Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main (GU) jointly submitted an application for the funding of a Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre.
The Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) has been jointly founded by the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (GU), the Institute for Social-Ecological research (ISOE) and other partners. After a six-year LOEWE funding, the centre has been permanently integrated into Senckenberg from 1 January 2015 on and is therewith part of the Leibniz Association.