Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

Socioeconomics & Communication


Prof. Martin Welp Prof. Dr. Martin Welp

 Tel.: +49-3334-657 172

 Fax: +49-3334-657 162



Astrid Schilling Astrid Schilling

 Research associate & lecturer

 Tel.: +49-3334-657 167

 Fax: +49-3334-657 162


Siegmund Missall Siegmund Missall

 Research associate & lecturer

 Tel.: +49-3334-657 296

 Fax: +49-3334-657 162


Michael Spies Dr. Michael Spies

 Head of Junior Research Group TRANSECT

 Tel.: +49-3334-657 198

 Fax: +49-3334-657 162



HNE Eberswalde

FG Sozioökonomie & Kommunikation

Waldcampus (Haus 11)

Alfred-Möller-Str. 1

16225 Eberswalde

Teaching Focus

  • Global Change: Resilience of social systems
  • Stakeholder dialogues in Natural resource management
  • Environmental education and communication
  • Qualitative und quantitative social science methods
  • Change Management: Strategies und Methods

Research Focus

  • Stakeholder Dialoge in climate mitigation and adaptation
  • Institutional arrangements for securing ecosystem services
  • Transformation und Change Management at the urban/peri-urban nexus
  • Agroforestry systems in China und Central Asia

Centre for Econics and Ecosystem Management

Ongoing projects

  • TRANSECT – Agrarian and Social-Ecological Complexities. Local Bioeconomy Scenarios in Central and South Asia