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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Wende

Head of Research Area
Landscape Change and Management

Tel. +49 351 4679 218 (Secretary)

Professorship Urban Development at the Technische Universität Dresden

Research Interests

Landscape Planning, Environmental Impact Assessment, Impact Mitigation Regulation, Urban Development Planning

Evaluation and Development of Spatial Planning Instruments

Offshore Spatial Planning and Nature Conservation

Landscape Policies and Biodiversity

Professional Experience

Since 2010

Head of Research Area Landscape Change and Management at the Leibniz-Institute of Ecological and Regional Development and Full Professor at the TU Dresden for Urban Development

Since 2009

Associate Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore, Master Programme Landscape Architecture


Scientific Assistant at the Federal Environment Agency Germany


Visiting Professor at TU Berlin

1999 - 2006

Scientific Assistant at the Department for Landscape Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment TU Berlin



Doctorate Engineering Landscape Planning (Ph.D)


Doctorate Fellowship of the State of Berlin for Young Scientists


TU Berlin Graduate Diploma Engineering Landscape Planning


List of Projects


President of the German Association for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from 2011 to 2016

Member of the Council of EIA-Association since 2017

International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

Association of German Landscape Architects

Federal Association of Official Nature Conservationists

Saxon Academy of Sciences, External Member of the Commission for Regional Studies

Member of the Programme Committee Centre for Building Culture Saxony

Publications before IOER

Complete List of Publications before 2010 (pdf 82 kB)