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Team

IZS Team, from left to right: Elisa Böhme, Stefanie Rößler, Prof. Robert Knippschild, Constanze Zöllter, Bettina Knoop, Sarah Hauck (Photo: Ricardo Vigh/ IÖR)
IZS Team, 6 people

Robert Knippschild, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Contact

R.Knippschild[...]ioer.de
Phone (Görlitz): +49 (0) 3581 7924791, Phone (Dresden): +49 (0) 351 4679 216

Research interests

  • Strategies and instruments for sustainable urban development
  • Border cities
  • Quality of life in cities and regions
  • Inter-municipal and cross-border cooperation, urban and regional governance

Current teaching activities

Module Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation (Master course Spatial Development and Natural Resources, UWMRN 2.6)

Professional experience

Since July 2016 Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation (IZS) in Görlitz and professor at the International Institute (IHI) Zittau, Central Academic Unit of TU Dresden
2015–2016 Senior researcher at the IOER, Department Strategic Issues and Perspectives
2007-2015Freelance consultant for European Urban and Regional Development
2009-2014Interim professor at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg an at Technische Universität Dresden

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Sarah Hauck, Secretary

Contact

S.Hauck[...]ioer.de 
Phone: +49 (0) 3581 7924790

Professional Experiences

Since 2017Secretary at Interdisciplinary Centre for Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transfor-mation (IZS)
2015-2016Employee at the KommWohnen Service GmbH in Görlitz
2012-2015Education as a real estate agent at the KommWohnen Service GmbH in Görlitz

Bettina Knoop, M.A. Geography

Contact

B.Knoop[...]ioer.de
Phone: +49 (0) 3581 7924794

Research Interests

  • shrinking cities
  • (former) Industrial cites
  • urban transformation
  • urban sociology and urbanity
  • Regional focus: (Central Eastern) Europe

Current teaching activities

Module „Nature and Ecosystem Services in the city (Master Ecosystem Services, International Institute Zittau)

Professional Experiences

Since  2017Research assistant at TU Dresden (IHI Zittau) / Interdisciplinary Centre for Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation (IZS)
2013-2017Research assistant at the University of Passau, Chair of Human Geography

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Stefanie Rößler, Dr.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Architecture

Contact

S.Roessler[...]ioer.de 
Tel. +49 (0) 351 4679268

Research Interests

  • urban regeneration and green infrastructure
  • green space development and urban design for climate change adaptation
  • approaches and instruments of urban and green space planning
  • green space planning in shrinking cities
  • urban biodiversity
  • brownfield development

Professional Experience

Since July 2016

Project Leader at Interdisciplinary Centre of Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation (IZS)
2014-2016Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation
Since 2003Research Associate at IOER

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Constanze Zöllter, Diplom-Geographin

Contact

C.Zoellter[...]ioer.de 
Phone: +49 (0) 3581 7924792

Research Interests

  • estate development
  • urban transformation and urban open space planning
  • urban and regional development

Professional Experiences

Since  2015Research assistant at IOER / Interdisciplinary Centre for Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transfor-mation (IZS)
2014Assistant for transfer activities at the federal program LernenvorOrt Landkreis Görlitz, Schul- und Sportamt

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Alexander Götze

research assistant

Hannes Weinhold

research assistant