Profile of the Geography Institute

The different research groups of the Institute of Geography deal with a broad spectrum of topical 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 artec team with its emphasis on sustainable regional development in the course of globalization also contributes to the research agenda of the Institute of Geography. Two full-time lecturers are responsible for research in geography and its didactics.