Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology

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The Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology belongs to the Centre for Infectious Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Our tasks include teaching and research. We offer a service for microbiological diagnostics and supervise the Core Unit CUMI.


At our institute we impart theoretical and practical knowledge in bacteriology and mycology to veterinary medicine students.


Scientists of the Institute work on the elucidation of pathogen-host interactions and on the identification of virulence factors of bacterial and mycological pathogens of importance for veterinary medicine.

Further Education

At the Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology, veterinarians can train to become specialists in bacteriology and mycology. In addition, we offer various ATF-approved training courses for veterinarians.

Service for Diagnostics

Contact and Directions

Our institution is located in the southwest of Leipzig, only a few kilometres from the city centre. You can reach us comfortably by public transport or by car. There are plenty of parking spaces on the old exhibition grounds.

Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology

An den Tierkliniken 29
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 - 38180
Fax: +49 341 97 - 38199

You will find us here.