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Press Office

Welcome to the press office of the Robert Koch Institute. If you wish to contact us, you may do so by calling us at the phone numbers mentioned below or via e-mail. When writing to the press office directly, please use the contact form.

Spokeswoman: Susanne Glasmacher
Phone: +49 30 18754 2239 / 2562 / 2286

Deputy spokeswoman: Marieke Degen,
Phone: +49 30 18754 2181

Office: +49 30 18754 2562 or 2239

You may also contact Susanne Glasmacher and Marieke Degen directly at GlasmacherS(at) and DegenM(at) respectively.

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Press photos and TV footage

Press photos of the RKI on several topics are available for download here:

For press photos of RKI buildings, laboratory settings, international activities, health surveys and history of the RKI, please feel free to contact us (contact form).

When using our press photos for news media – please mention the appropriate source. When using the photos for online media, you may publish them in the context of the respective article on your website. However, no permission is granted to change the motif, allow the photos to be downloaded and to redistribute them.

The Robert Koch Institute provides TV footage from its Biosafety Level-4 Laboratory as well as from the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). To learn more kindly contact us (contact form).

Date: 25.07.2018