Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

Socioeconomics & Communication

Upcoming web-conference: Beyond post-Soviet - Path dependencies and new trajectories of change in Central Asia (March 4-5. 2021)


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


 Madlen Mählis

 Project Coordinator and Researcher TRANSECT
 Tel.: +49-3334-657 539
 madlen.maehlis [@] hnee.de


 Dr. Henryk Alff
 Postdoctoral Researcher TRANSECT
 Tel.: +49-3334-657 539
 henryk.alff [@] hnee.de

 Mehwish Zuberi
 Doctoral Researcher TRANSECT
 Tel.: +49-3334-657 539
 mehwish.zuberi [@] hnee.de

 Aksana Zakirova
 Doctoral Researcher TRANSECT
 Tel.: +49-3334-657 539
 aksana.zakirova [@] hnee.de

 Christoph Raab
 Researcher, Remote Sensing & GIS TRANSECT
 Tel.: +49-3334-657 539
 christoph.raab [@] hnee.de


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
  • OekoFlussPlan â€“ Preservation of selected Ecosystem Services in the Riparian Areas of the Naryn River (Kyrgyzstan) using renewable Energy Technologies and Short Rotation Coppices, involving sustainable Land and Water Management and Capacity Building