Information for Press and Media

Our "Features" contain interesting background information about up-to-date topics from infection research, scientific pictures and the respective experts of our Centre.

Press Photos

On our web pages we provide a selection of our scientific photos for free.

The copyright of all pictures belongs to the HZI if not indicated separately. You may use the pictures for distribution in the media, for personal information and educational purposes free of charge if you mention "Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig" as the source.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you need further information or pictures; presse(at)


Are you interested in our videos? Please contact us by phone number +49 531 6181-1401 or via email to presse(at)

Additionally, we need a filled out and signed statement of agreement that you please send by fax to +49 531 6181-1499. We then send you the video of your choice free of charge.

Contact Partners

  • Susanne Thiele

    Susanne Thiele

    Head of Public Relations and Communications, Spokesperson

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  • Dr Andreas Fischer


    Science Editor (deputy Spokesperson)

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    Stephan Dornbusch

    Web Content Manager

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    Katja Flaig

    Project Manager

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    János Krüger

    Editor Online and PR

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    Christine Bentz

    Management conference building and visitor groups

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