The collection is distributed in different rooms of the institute, on an area of around 500m2. It is arranged according to the principle of taxonomy, stratigraphy, and geography (locality).
Since 1989, the specimens are being continuously recorded on EDV. MySQL is used as a database since 2008.
Catalogues of individual collection parts can be printed on request. An increasing number of specimens is available online:
The collection is roughly made up of:
A visit to the collection is possible with an advance reservation: