The Paläontologische Gesellschaft

Founded 1912 in Greifswald

The Paläontologische Gesellschaft is a non-profit association based in Frankfurt am Main. The company was founded in Greifswald in 1912. The society is a representation of the interests of palaeontology in Germany. Our central task is to bring the importance of palaeontological research to the public and to politics.

Our tasks

Of particular importance is the internal networking of the members for the mutual exchange of knowledge, for example through the organisation of conferences, the homepage and the publication of the PalZ - Paläontologische Zeitschrift. According to our statutes, the purpose of the Society is to bring together palaeontologists from Germany and abroad in order to promote palaeontological research to deepen knowledge and for the benefit of the general public. The Society represents the interests of palaeontology in public and at international events as well as at national and international institutions. Furthermore, the Society is actively engaged in the protection of stationary and movable palaeontological objects that are of special scientific importance for palaeontology.


Joint ventures:

The Paläontologische Gesellschaft is in close contact with many other national and international societies. The focus is on scientific exchange and the establishment of networks.

Our corresponding members maintain the contact. Joint meetings or contributions of members of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft at the annual meetings and symposia of other societies demonstrate the close networking of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft.


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The office of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft is located in the premises of Morphisto GmbH, where, in addition to laboratories for histology services and the production of histology staining solutions for the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, an office and a library room are available free of charge.

Contact person in the office is Mrs. Tina Schlüter

Opening hours of the office:
Mondays - Fridays: 8:00 - 12:00

Address & Contact: 
​​​​​​​Paläontologische Gesellschaft e.V.
Geschäftsstelle – Tina Schlüter
Weismüllerstr. 45
60314 Frankfurt am Main
email: geschaeftsstelle(at)
Tel.: 069 / 403 585 77
Fax: 069 / 403 560 26

Your way to us:

By car from the south and east: At exit 22-Frankfurter Kreuz take the A3 in the direction of Würzburg/Munich/Offenbach/F-Süd. At the exit 52-Offenbacher Kreuz, get into the A661 in the direction of Bad Homburg. Then take exit 14-Frankfurt a. Main-Ost into B40/B8/Hanauer Landstraße in direction Maintal. Turn right at Daimlerstraße, after approx. 100 meters turn right into Weismüllerstraße, after approx. 50 meters at the barrier there is a visitor parking lot.

By car from the north and west: Via the A661 at exit 14-Frankfurt a. Main-Ost, take the B40/B8/Hanauer Landstraße in the direction of Maintal. Turn right at Daimlerstraße, after approx. 100 meters turn right into Weismüllerstraße, after approx. 50 meters at the barrier there is a visitor parking lot.

By public transport: From the main station, take the U4 to Bornheim Mitte, then tram 12, direction Fechenheim, to Daimlerstraße. From Hauptwache or Konstablerwache U6 in the direction of Ostbahnhof, at Ostbahnhof stop take tram 11 to Daimlerstr. From Hauptwache or Konstablerwache U7 in the direction of Enkheim, at Eissportharre stop take tram 12 to Daimlerstr.


Paläontologische Gesellschaft
Weismüllerstr. 45
60314 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: 069 / 400 3019 71
Fax: 069 / 400 3019 74
Email: geschaeftsstelle(at)

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