II. Institut für Theoretische Physik Universität Hamburg - II. Institute for Theoretical Physics University of Hamburg

Welcome to our Institute!

The II. Institute for Theoretical Physics is focused on nearly all areas of elementary particle theory. Our active research centers on Astroparticle Physics, Discrete Quantum Gravity, Particle Cosmology, Particle Phenomenology and String Theory, while emeriti-led research areas also include Algebraic Quantum Field Theory and The Theory of Complex Systems.

Our current research groups are headed by


Gleb Arutyunov
(String Theory)
Bernd Kniehl
Jan Louis
(String Theory)
Sven-Olaf Moch
Günter Sigl
(Astro­partlcle Physics)
Marco Zagermann
(String Theory)

Professors (in Cooperation with DESY)

Gudrid Moortgat-Pick
Geraldine Servant
(Particle Cosmology)

Emmi Noether Group Leaders

Benjamin Bahr
(Discrete Quantum Gravity)