Institut für Evolution und Ökologie

Prof. Dr. Rita Triebskorn


Postal Address

room 315, 2nd floor
+49 (0)7071 29-78892
+49 (0)7071 917499 (STZ)
fax: +49 (0)7071 29-35299


Institute of Evolution and Ecology
Animal Physiological Ecology
University of Tübingen
Auf der Morgenstelle 5
D-72076 Tübingen, Germany

Education and occupation

2006 - present Extraordinary Professor for Animal Physiological Ecology at the University of Tübingen
2000 - present Group leader at the Institute for Evolution and Ecology, Animal Physiological Ecology Section, University of Tübingen, and head of the Steinbeis-Transfer Center for Ecotoxicology and Ecophysiology, Rottenburg
1999 Habilitation University of Tübingen (German Associate Degree)
1995 - 2000 Research Scientist at the University of Tübingen, Germany; several short-term stays at the University of Lund, Sweden
1992-1994 Research Scientist at the University of Hohenheim
1990-1992 Postdoctoral position at LONZA Ltd, Basle and Visp, Switzerland
1990 PhD, Zoology, University of Heidelberg
1987 State examination Biology and German Literature, Univ. of Heidelberg
1980 German university entrance qualification (Abitur), Hockenheim


1987-1988 PhD research grant BASF Limburgerhof. Topic: “Effectivity of the molluscicide BAS 263 in slugs”
1988-1990 PhD grant of the state of Baden-Württemberg (Grafög)
1997-1998 Margarete von Wrangell habilitation grant

Key qualifications


Major projects

2016-2019 MiWa: Mikroplastik im Wasserkreislauf (BMBF); research partner
2015-2020 Effect-Net (MWK Baden-Württemberg); research partner
2014-2016 EFF-PHARM (UBA): coordinator of 5 partners and research partner
2015-2016 SchussenAktivplus+ (Ministry of the Environment, Baden-Württemberg): coordinator of 5 partners and research partner
2012-2015 RiSKWa consortium SchussenAktivplus (BMBF): coordinator of 21 partners and research partner
2010-2012 SchussenAktiv (Ministry of the Environment, Baden-Württemberg): coordinator of 11 partners and research partner
2000-2003 XehoGamm (UBA); research partner
1995-2000 Valimar: (BMBF): coordinator 9 partners and research partner

Membership of professional bodies

Since 2013 Member of RiSKWa Toxicology committee
2012-present Member of the steering committee of the BMBF funding framework “Risk management of emerging pollutants and pathogens in the water cycle – RiSKWa”
2009-present Member of the standardization committees: VDI / DIN “Effects of environmental pollutants on wildlife animals – fish”

Most important publications


For further informations and list of publications please click here.