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Katharina Sartison

M.Sc. Sustainable Development

Phone +49 351 4679 270

Research Interests

  • social transformation in cities
  • (peri-)urban agriculture
  • nature-based solutions

Professional Experience

Since 2017

Research associate at IOER



M.Sc in Sustainable Development at Leipzig University, Master thesis: "Barriers and Opportunities for Climate Adaption Planning in German and Austrian Municipalities"


B.Sc in Geography at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bachelor thesis: "Afforestation of Degraded Croplands in Uzbekistan. An Innovation Biography of a Case Study and the Role of CDM"


Stay abroad at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) with academic focus on Environmental Governance


Stay abroad at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George (Canada) with academic focus on Sustainable Tourism


Open City Dresden - Gemeinsame Verantwortung für eine nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung. Projekt im Rahmen der BMBF Zukunftsstadtinitiative gemeinsam mit der Stadt Dresden (Oberbürgermeisteramt) und der TU-Dresden (Wissensarchitektur) (Term: 2015-2018)

Edible Cities - Assessing urban greening strategies as systemic solutions for social challenges of urbanization. Development of a conceptual evaluation framework and experimenting with using the example of edible cities in Germany (Term 2017-2019)