Volkmar Sigusch

Volkmar Sigusch (born June 11, 1940) is a German sexologist, physician and sociologist. He was from 1973 to 2006 director of the Institut für Sexualwissenschaft [Institute for Sexual Science] at the clinic of the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main.

Sigusch was born in Bad Freienwalde. He studied medicine, psychology and philosophy (student of Max Horkheimer and Adorno) in Frankfurt am Main, Berlin and Hamburg. 1966 and 1972 Sigusch got his german M. D. and Ph.D. at the university in Hamburg. He worked then since 1973 at the university in Frankfurt as professor.

Sigusch wrote several books in sociology, psychology and sexual medicine. Sigusch is founder and since 1988 co-editor of the scientific, peer-reviewed journal Zeitschrift für Sexualforschung (Thieme Verlag Stuttgart and New York) and wrote articles for different magazines. From 1979 to 1986 he was editor of the cultural magazine Sexualität konkret.


Sigusch wrote over 500 scientific articles and more than 30 books, for example:

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