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RKI’s new museum celebrates its first birthday

From Robert Koch’s incubator to a computer simulation of RKI’s modern BSL-4 laboratory: The new museum at the Robert Koch Institute celebrates its first birthday. The permanent exhibition at the Nordufer site shows the research by RKI on the risks and protection factors for the health of the population and the relevance the ideas and discoveries of Robert Koch and his scholars still have. Since its re-opening, the museum has welcomed more that 4.000 visitors from all over the world – from next-door pupils to renowned scientists and politicians. RKI staff offered more than 130 guided tours in eleven different languages. The museum is open for everyone from Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm, on Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. For more information and guided tours, please see the link below.

Date: 03.12.2018

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What we do

What we do

The Robert Koch Institute is the public health institute in Germany. Around 1,080 people including 450 scientists work here. Learn more about the tasks and projects of the institute’s departments and units.

RKI informative film

RKI informative film

Robert Koch – who was he and what does the Robert Koch Institute do today? The RKI informative film tells us all about goals and tasks in two and a half minutes – in German and English.

International Activities

International Activities

The Robert Koch Institute is a global health hub. The institute cooperates closely with partner countries and institution from all over the world in order to investigate pathogens, tackle outbreaks, provide reliable diagnostics, train staff and more.

Museum at RKI

Museum at RKI

On 180 m², the exhibition shows objects of Robert Koch's life and work and presents today's research at the institute. The Mausoleum containing Robert Koch's ashes can also be visited. The Museum is open from Monday to Friday, admission is free.

Health reporting

Health reporting

Robert Koch Institute's federal health reporting continuously informs about the health status of people in Germany - in various reports as well as in the Journal of Public Health (available also in English).

German Centre for Cancer Registry Data

German Centre for Cancer Registry Data

The German Centre for Cancer Registry Data at RKI combines, checks and analyses data from the population-based cancer registries of the German federal states.