Profile of the Geography Institute

The different working groups of the Institute of Geography are dealing with a broad spectrum of recent geographical issues. The two teams in physical geography are concerned with climatology and paleoclimatology, geomorphology and polar research, while those in human geography focus on economic, social and urban geography. Additionally, the team of artec with emphasis on sustainable regional development in the course of globalization is contributing to the research agenda of the Institute of Geography. Two full-time lecturers are responsible for research in geography and its didactics.