Dr. Harald Atmanspacher


University of Göttingen 1976-1978. Physics.
ETH Zurich 1978-1979. Physics.
University of Munich 1979-1982. Diploma in Physics 1983.
University of Munich, PhD in Physics 1986.
University of Potsdam, Habilitation in Theoretical Physics 1995.


Postdoc, Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching, 1986-1988.
Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, 1988-1998.
Head, Theory Department, Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology, Freiburg, 1998-2013.

Selection Committee, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Bonn, 1989-present.
Board of Directors, Jean-Gebser-Society, Bern, 1992-present.
Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of New Media, Frankfurt, 1996-present.
Associate Member, Max-Planck-Centre for Interdisciplinary Plasma Science, Garching, 2001-2005.
Faculty Member, C.G. Jung-Institut, Zurich, 2004-present.
Faculty Member, Parmenides-Foundation, Capoliveri (Italy), 2005-present.
Associate Fellow, Collegium Helveticum, Zurich, 2007-present.


University of Heidelberg, 1986-1987.
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, 1989.
Summer Schools of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, 1994-present.
Technical University Munich, 1995-1998.
University of Texas at Austin, 1997.
University of Freiburg, 1999-2008.
C.G. Jung-Institut Zurich, 2003-present.
ETH Zürich, 2010-present.

Editorial Work

Editor of conference proceedings volumes, 1990-present.
Editorial Board Member of Open Systems and Information Dynamics, 1991-1996.
Associate Editor of BioSystems, 2001-2008.
Editor-in-Chief of Mind and Matter, 2003-present.
Editorial Board Member of Open Cybernetics & Systemics Journal, 2007-present.

Areas of Research

Theory of nonlinear dynamical systems and complex systems.
Conceptual aspects of (algebraic) quantum theory.
Mind-matter relations from interdisciplinary perspectives.


Studienstiftung fellowship for students, 1976-1982.
Reimar-Lüst fellowship, MPA Garching, 1986-1988.
NATO research fellowship, Santa Fe Institute, 1992.
Rockefeller fellowship, Villa Serbelloni Bellagio, 1993.


A list of recent journal articles, papers in collections of essays, and other individual publications can be found in the publication section of the website of the Department of Theory and Data Analysis.

A list of academic courses and of organized workshops and conferences is available under
educational activities on the website of the Department of Theory and Data Analysis.

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last revision: 18 March 10