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Prof. Dr.

Hubert Markl

Year of election: 1985
Section: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
City: Konstanz
Country: Germany


  • 1996-2002 President of the Max Planck Society, Germany
  • 1993-1995 President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany
  • 1993-1994 President of the Society of German Scientists and Medicals (Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte)
  • 1986-1991 President of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and Vice President of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
  • 1986-1991 Full Professor of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • 1968-1974 Full Professor and Director of the Zoological Institute at the University of Darmstadt, Germany
  • 1967 Habilitation for Zoology, University Frankfurt / Main, Germany
  • 1965-1966 Research Associate, Biological Laboratories Harvard University, Cambridge and Rockefeller University, New York, USA
  • 1963-1967 Scientific Assistant at the Zoological Institute of Frankfurt / Main, Germany
  • 1962 Ph.D., University Munich, Germany
  • 1957-1962 University Munich, Germany, Studies in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Philosophy

Honors and Memberships

  • 2002 Member of the Board of Trustees, Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany
  • 2002 Foreign Member of the Royal Society, London, UK
  • 2002 Honorary Member of the Max Planck Society
  • 2001 Honorary Doctor, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • 2001 Honorary Doctor, Hebrew University, Israel
  • 2000 Foreign Member of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  • 2000 Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1997 Honorary Member of the Society of German Chemists
  • 1997 Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • 1997 Honorary Doctor, University Dublin, Ireland
  • 1997 Prognos Prize
  • 1996 Treviranus Medail
  • 1996 Corresponding Member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities,Germany
  • 1995 Ernst Robert Curtius Prize
  • 1993 Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany
  • 1992 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1991 Honorary Member of the Indian Academy of Sciences
  • 1991 Karl Winnacker Prize
  • 1990 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1st Class
  • 1990 Cross of Merit with Star, Poland
  • 1989 Arthur Burkhardt Prize
  • 1988 Member of the Academia Europaea




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