Teaching: Close supervisory relationship between lecturers and students; committed course representatives; research-oriented teaching in the Bachelor's and Master's courses; reformed introductory study phase for the subject Physics and the Teaching Qualification in Physics; successful PhysLab for school students.
Equipment: Top modern facilities for surface and ultrafast physics research; competent IT, electronics and workshops services; lab for genetic biophysics; mainframe computer cluster in the Theoretical Physics section; coolant supplied by helium liquefaction system.
Research: 1. Basic research in Experimental Physics with focus on Solid State Physics, Ultrafast Physics and Biophysics.
2. Theoretical Physics with "Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems".
3. Didactics of physics.
4. Collaborative Research Centre SFB 658 "Elementary Processes in Molecular Switches at Surfaces"