1982 - 2003

Postgraduate study 
Scientific assistant
Interdisciplinary research
Habilitation thesis

Capital city of the German federal state of Brandenburg
situated near Berlin, capital of Germany
About 160.000 inhabitants
Tourism, sciences, culture
UNESCO World Heritage Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin 
University of Potsdam (former Pädagogische Hochschule Potsdam,
currently nearly 20.000 students) (statistics of university)


Research and working interests 

  • Federal state planning and regional planning in the Berlin-Brandenburg Region - Central places, typs of communes, protected areas
  • Concepts of tourism
  • Sustainable development (e.g. development of tourism, biosphere reserves)
  • Formal concept analysis
  • Assessment and planning of near-natural landscapes in nature reserves and recreational areas - Havelland, Spreewald, State of Brandenburg
  • Planning and development of recreational areas in former brown-coal mining areas of Lower Lusatia
  • The field of conflict recreational use – nature conservation in national parks and biosphere reserves - six study regions in Germany, Austria and Hungary
  • Excursions to Poland, Hungary, Minsk - Vilnius - Moscow, Ruhr area - Netherlands, Italy


Photos: Potsdam: Sanssouci Palace, Potsdam/Berlin: Glienecke Bridge, near Leipe (Spreewald), open-cast mining chalk in Klementelvitz (Rügen), Kętrzyn (Poland), London: City and Tower

Klagenfurt     Wien / Vienna

Last update 12.1.2014