M.Sc. Nina Tombers

PhD student



+49 (0) 711 / 8936-270
+49 (0) 711 / 8936-100

Research interests

I am a PhD student in the project "Snails of New Caledonia" focusing on the systematics and biogeography of groundwater and spring water dwelling snails of the family Tateidae. In the course of my work I want to get to the bottom of questions of species origin, diversity patterns and biogeography.


since 2023

PhD student of malacozoology at the Stuttgart State Museum of Natural Sciences

2020 - 2022

Master Marine Environmental Sciences, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg Germany

2020 - 2022

Student Assistant at the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity, Oldenburg Germany


Nature Guide Training, Wilderness Leadership School, Durban South Africa


Internship at the Alfred Wegender Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Wadden Sea Station, List/Sylt, Germany

2016 - 2019

Bachelor in Geosciences, University Basel, Basel Switzerland