The Marine Biological Research Centre in Kerteminde is part of the Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark. It is situated at the inlet to Kerteminde Fjord, opposite the fishing port of Kerteminde town and 100 m from the bus station.
The Marine Biological Research Centre, which is owned by the University of Southern Denmark, was built in 1997 next to the private foundation Fjord & Belt and is used for research, education, field projects and summer courses.
The centre is equipped with modern laboratories, teaching rooms, aquaria rooms with running seawater etc. In addition, a couple of small boats belong to the centre.
The nearby Fjord Biological Laboratory (Grønlandsgade 14, established in 1990) acts as an annex for external co-operation projects and courses.
There is a possibility for free car transport with one of the cars from the Department of Biology (car no. 12) from the university to Kerteminde. Students and employees working in Kerteminde have a shared duty to drive the car otherwise there are busses from the bus station in the Centre of Odense that regularly go to Kerteminde. The car leaves at 8.30 from the university and returns at 16.30 from Kerteminde. For further information please contact Ann-Mary Andersen.
Employees and master student do not need a permission to drive, whereas bachelor students and students that are doing projects need a permission to drive from their supervisor and from Henning Jensen who is responsible for the cars.
House rules and alarm procedures (pdf)
Employees and students
Surrounding field study sites
Marine Biological Research Center
University of Southern Denmark
Professor and daily leader Hans Ulrik Riisgård
Phone: +45 6532 1433
Associate Professor Magnus Wahlberg
Phone: +45 2216 3950
Student office and laboratory:
Telephone: +45 6532 2349