About ARTIS ARTIS inspires and encourages everyone to treat nature responsibly. Mission and vision Nature is the teacher of art and science. Role in society ARTIS connects worlds, from toddler to grandparent, from local to international and from scientist to enthusiast. Education & experience ARTIS achieves the greatest possible positive impact on nature together with visitors. Sustainability ARTIS sets itself the goal of making its impact on the environment as positive as possible. Nature conservation Every ARTIS employee contributes to conservation in his or her own way. Heritage and art ARTIS has existed since 1838 and is one of the five oldest zoos in the world. History ARTIS was founded under the name Natura Artis Magistra in 1838. Jobs Explore the many opportunities and benefits of joining ARTIS.