Curriculum vitae

Prof. Dr. Holger Schulze

Education and Positions:

  • 1986
    Graduation from secondary school in Langen (Hessen, Germany), graduation mark 1.8
  • 1992
    Masters Degree in Zoology, Neurophysiology, Technical University, Darmstadt. Diploma thesis on electrophysiological response properties of auditory cortical neurons to tones and frequency modulated stimuli, magna cum laude
  • Feb. 1994
    Research visit in Finland at the Low Temperature Laboratory of the University of Helsinki (Prof. Hari). MEG-study on periodicity coding in human auditory cortex
  • 1996
    Dissertation in Neurobiology at the Technical University, Darmstadt. Ph.D. thesis on spectral and temporal receptive fields in primary auditory cortex, magna cum laude
  • June 1996 – Feb. 1998
    Post-Doc at the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology in Magdeburg
  • since March 1998
    Group leader at the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology in Magdeburg
  • Feb. – Apr. 2002
    Research visit in Canada at the Montreal Neurological Institute (Prof. Zatorre). fMRI-study on mechanisms of pitch perception in the human auditory cortex
  • March 2003
    Habilitation at the Medical School of the Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg. Habilitation thesis on the representation of the temporal structure of sounds in the auditory cortex and its learning-induced plasticity
  • July 2005
    Tertio loco on list for Assistant Professor position at the University of Amsterdam
  • Oct. 2006
    Lectureship for Biology at the Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering, University of Magdeburg
  • March 2007
    Primo loco on list for Associate Professor position at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • since July 2007
    Member of the "Bildungskonvent" of the parliament of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • since Sept. 2007
    Associate Professor for Experimental Otolaryngology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • since May 2008
    External Scientific Member of the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology in Magdeburg, Germany
  • since June 2008
    Columnist for the monthly appearing bio-medical journal "Die PTA in der Apotheke"


  • 1999
    Price of the German Society for Audiology


  • Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (German Neuroscience Society)
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology (USA)
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie e.V. (German ENT-Society)

Reviewer for:

  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • JARO (Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology)
  • Perception & Psychophysics
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • Physiology and Behaviour
  • Brain Research
  • Hearing Research

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