Today more than
50 million people have seen
BODY WORLDS which makes it the most successful travelling exhibition in the world.
The success of
BODY WORLDS enabled me to create the most innovative and largest
Plastination center in the world, in Guben, Germany in 2006.
Our 70 employees work to plastinate real
anatomical teaching specimens for
von Hagens Plastination. I also continue to work with my team to continuously develop and improve the
As the inventor of
Plastination I am proud to be able to present original specimens that reflect the most advanced standards of my
Plastination science. We hope to show you of the advantages and superior quality of our
human specimens stem from the Institute for Plastination’s
body donation program, which I founded in 1993.
body donors have given their written consent during their lifetime that their bodies should be used for the education of future generations through
Plastinated specimens of human origin are only available to
"Qualified Users," such as universities or medical practitioners, who can prove their need for anatomical
teaching specimens to fulfill their research and educational goals.
We are convinced and we hope you agree, that von von Hagens Plastination's specimens will be a valuable contribution to your educational program.
If you have questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to call, e-mail or — even better —
visit us in Guben. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Dr Gunther von Hagens
Inventor of Plastination, Creator of
BODY WORLDS and
such as Founder of von Hagens Plastination /
Gubener Plastinate GmbH