German Primate Center

Campus Member

The German Primate Center (DPZ) - Leibniz Institute for Primate Research conducts biological and biomedical research in all fields in which studies on non-human primates play essential roles: in particular in infection research, the neurosciences and organismic primate biology. The DPZ is committed to high ethical standards and transparent communication. Building on its expertise and infrastructure it sets standards for breeding, keeping and experimental use of primates and advises and supports other research institutions, especially by providing animals from its breeding facilities. The DPZ also operates four field stations for research on primates in their countries of origin.

Key research areas

The key research areas at the DPZ are in:

Joint Professorships

Collaborative Research Center


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