Senior Fellow

Prof. Dr. Matthias Kaschube

Research Area: Life- and Neurosciences
Focuses: Cortex Functional Organisation and Development, Neural Coding and Dynamics, Neural Data Analysis

Research Group


Office: 2|401 (FIAS)
Phone: +49 69 798 47521


Prof Matthias Kaschube studied physics at the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Georg-August-University Göttingen, graduated there in 2000 and obtained his doctoral degree in physics 2005. His thesis work was carried out at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Göttingen with Fred Wolf and Theo Geisel. In 2006, he earned a scholarship at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience in Göttingen. From 2006 to 2011 he worked at Princeton University as a Theory Fellow at the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics and as a Lecturer in the Physics Department. 2011 he became Professor for Computational Neuroscience and Computational Vision in the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics at Goethe University and a Fellow at FIAS.



2020 - today Senior Fellow

2011 - 2020 Fellow

Further Organisations

2011 - today Professor, Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, Goethe University

2006 - 2011 Lewis Sigler Theory Fellowship, Lewis Sigler Institute, Princeton University, Princeton NJ, USA

2006 Bernstein Fellow, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, and Research Associate, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany

Awards and Honours

  • 2006 - 2011 Lewis Sigler Theory Fellowship
  • 2005 Bernstein Fellowship