University of Hamburg

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SAGEX role:
academic partner

With roughly 42,000 students, including over 5,000 international students from over 130 countries, The University of Hamburg is one of the largest higher education institutions in Germany, and unites diverse teaching with excellent research. Founded in 1919 by the Hamburg State Parliament, the University of Hamburg was the first German university founded by a citizen body. Nobel Prize winners Otto Stern, Wolfgang Pauli, Isidor Rabi, and Hans Jensen all worked at the University, as did numerous other renowned researchers and scientists.

II. Institute of Theoretical Physics

The II. Institute of Theoretical Physics focuses on almost all areas of elementary particle theory, including string theory, particle phenomenology and discrete quantum gravity.

Local SAGEX team

The SAGEX team members based at The University of Hamburg are listed below. Contact details can be produced by replacing ‘*’ with ‘@’.


Sven-Olaf Moch
Professor of theoretical physics

Research field:
Perturbative Quantum Field Theory, precision particle phenomenology.



Gleb Arutyunov
Professor of theoretical physics

Research field:
Integrable models.