Institut für Sexualwissenschaft

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The Institut für Sexualwissenschaft was an early private sexology research institute in Germany from 1919 to 1933. The name is variously translated as Institute of Sex Research, Institute for Sexology or Institute for the Science of Sexuality. The Institute was headed by the physician Magnus Hirschfeld. Since 1897 he had run the en:Wissenschaftlich-humanitäres Komitee ("Scientific-Humanitarian Committee")