Prof. Dr. Joachim Bauer – Director

Prof. Dr. Joachim Bauer

is neuroscientist, physician and psychotherapist. His medical studies were followed by profound research in molecular medicine and neurobiology. He went through specialised clinical trainings in internal medicine amd psychiatry, in which he received the habilitation.

Joachim Bauer emphasizes that social experiences have a deep impact on the biological system of humans – in particular, on the brain. Prof. Bauer argues against genetic determinism and emphasizes that environmental experiences control the activity of genes and shape the brain.

As a well-known author of several bestselling books, he commits himself to a humanistic ethic and peaceful coexistence of the cultures on our planet earth. He analyses and explains the significance of modern neuroscientific research for medicine, pedagogy and our interpersonal everyday life.