What are microbiota?
A vast number of microbes have taken up residence in the human body. These human microbiota include bacteria, fungi and viruses and play an important role in our health.
433 years of history
The Old Herborn University is a non-profit organization with a proven track record and long standing history. Its origins date back to 1584 when John VI founded it as a stronghold of the Reformation.
Professor Tore Midtvedt, who is a member of the Old Herborn University Science Advisory Committee, has been awarded The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav 1st class for his work within the field of Medical Microbiology on October 8, 2018. The Order of Saint Olav is a Norwegian order of chivalry that was instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847. The orders are presented by the Norwegian monarchy for outstanding achievements for both the nation and humanity: "belønning…
The 33rd Old Herborn University Seminar will take place on June 13, 2019 in the Old University Building (Hohe Schule) of Herborn-Dill, Germany. The subject is "The Flowering of the Plant Microbiome and the Human Connection”. The program will be published on the website as soon as all the speakers are confirmed.