The field of work anthropology at the local institute is subdivided in evolutional anthropology, palaeoanthropology and the osteologic collection.

key activities

  • growth and development of children, adolescents and young adults
  • secular trend
  • influence of therapeutic measures on growth and development
  • development of premature infants
  • surveys about physical composition in case of normal- and overweight
  • reconstruction of the population-biological situation and analysing the dynamics population-biological processes on the basis of skeletal material located in the area between the rivers Elbe and Saale
  • historic demography / population history / populations development
  • forensic anthropology
  • forensic osteology