German working group for analytical spectroscopy

The German working group Group for Analytical Spectroscopy of the GDCh Division of Analytical Chemistry connects experts and users in the field of analytical spectroscopy. After a member vote, board decision and confirmation by the Division of Analytical Chemistry , the DAAS was created in April 2014 by the merger of the AMSEl working groups. (working group Group for Micro and trace analysis Analysis of elements and element species Species ) and DASp (German working group Group for Applied Spectroscopy).



  • promotes interdisciplinary cooperation between spectroscopists in all scientific disciplines
  • observes and promotes trends and techniques
  • supports method development and application
  • is the contact for international organizations
  • is committed to and at international conferences and Conferences
  • acts in an advisory capacity in the area of quality assurance, terms and formulations


Short link to this page: www.gdch.de/daas


The Board consists of a minimum of four and a maximum of six people, with industry and universities equally represented.

DAAS Board

Honorary membership

The DAAS membership honors personalities who have made special contributions to the DAAS .

DAAS honorary membership

Bunsen Kirchhoff Prize

Acknowledgment of outstanding spectroscopic achievements, especially of younger scientists. The prize, endowed with 3000 euros by Analytik Jena AG, is awarded every two years as part of the analytica conference in Munich.

Bunsen Kirchhoff Prize

DAAS award

Award for outstanding scientific work in the field of chemical micro- and trace analysis. The award serves to recognize and promote younger scientists. The prize is donated by Merck KGaA and is presented every two years at ANAKON.

DAAS award


International Congress Center
Munich (ICM)


GDCh Office
Dr. Carina S. Kniep
Tel.: +49 69 7917-499

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