Prof. Künast Christoph

Eco-System Consulting

Salierstraße 2
D-67166 Otterstadt

Phone:  +49.6232.41407
Mobile:  +49.175.5901124
E-mail: christoph.kuenast[at]

Curriculum vitae


Since 2009 Director of E-Sycon company
1993   Team leader "Ecotoxicology" at BASF SE company. "Scientific director" at BASF SE company.
Since 1990 Honorary professor at TU München
1983   Team leader "Insecticide research" at BASF SE company.
1978   Scientific assistant at TU München
1976   Scientific assistant at LMU München


1983 Habilitated at TU München. Dr. rer agr. granted
1977 Promotion at LMU München. Dr. rer nat. granted
1973 State examination in biology and chemistry at LMU München
1972 Diploma examination in biology at LMU München
1968 Abitur at Finsterwalder Gymnasium Rosenheim

Research interest

  • Biodiversity protection in agricultural landscapes
  • Risk quantification and risk management of pesticides
  • Soil ecology
  • Pollinator protection


Recent Publications

C.Künast: Boden-Fundament des Lebens . Humboldt-Forum for food and agriculture E.V., 2012
Coauthor: Pollinators and Agriculture. ECPA/ELO, 2011
Coauthor: Soil Biodiversity and Agriculture. ECPA/ELO, 2010
Coauthor: Agriculture and Biodiversity. ECPA/ELO, 2009


Since 1980 lecturing at TU München

  • 4-day zoological excursion to Northern Italy
  • 1-day zoological excursions in Bavaria
  • Lecture “Introduction in ecology of native animals”