Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Stefan Garthe


  • Since 2014: Head of the working group Marine Animal Ecology
  • 2014: Appointment of Professor at Kiel University
  • 2001-2014: Head of the working group Seabird Ecology
  • Since 2004: also Adjunct Professor at the Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada
  • 1997-2001: Scientist at the Institute of Marine Science (Institut für Meereskunde) in Kiel, Germany
  • 2005: Habilitation in Zoology und Biological Oceanography at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel; title of the habilitation thesis "Distribution, activity and foraging behaviour of seabirds in north-central European seas in relation to physical, biological and anthropogenic conditions"
  • 1997: PhD in Zoology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel; title of the PhD thesis "Distribution and abundance of North Sea seabirds and their feeding ecology in relation to fisheries and hydrography"
  • 1993: Diploma in Biology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (main examen: Zoology, other examens: Biological Oceanography and Physical Oceanography); title of the Diploma thesis "Quantification of discards and offal of fisheries in the southeastern North Sea and their utilization by seabirds"