Gesche Hohlstein

+49 30 838 50 134
+49 30 838-4 50 134
Please note: As I work part-time, I am in the office Monday+Tuesday. Thank you for your understanding.
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
Curriculum vitae 

Studies in Biology and Paleontology with focus on botany; diploma in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin, 2005 ; free-lance garden guide at the BGBM since 2004, scientist on contract since 2005; public relations officer since 2007 and education coordinator since 2008. International Diploma in Botanic Garden Education, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Botanic Gardens Conservation International, UK, 2013. Nature Educator, Naturschule Freiburg, 2015. Lecturer, Didaktik der Biologie, Freie Universität Berlin (SoSe 2015). Multiplier for Biodiversity Education within the framework of Education for Sustainable Development, Verband Botanischer Gärten, 2016.

Research interests 
  • The Role of Botanic Gardens in Biodiversity Awareness and Education.
  • The importance of plants and plant diversity to human well-being.
  • Phylogeny and Evolution of vascular plants.
  • Phylogeny of the genus Anogeissus (Combretaceae, Myrtales).
  • National plant emblems of the world.
Memberships in scientific societies 
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)
Verband Botanischer Gärten
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Natur- und Umweltbildung Bundesverband (ANU)
Länderverband Museumspädagogik Ost / Bundesverband Museumspädagogik
Botanischer Verein Berlin-Brandenburg