Further and cross-cutting research

Cross-cutting projects

In addition, the IOER conducts research in the form of interdisciplinary projects not directly assigned any of the five research areas. These include the following international projects on potentials for sustainable development in countries with high urbanisation dynamics:

Current projects

  • Praxishilfe Siedlungsrückzug - Adaptation to climate and demographic change: legal, planning and political options for action to assist municipalities, districts as well as state and regional planning
  • MSP-Trans - Development of principals and recommendations regarding spatial planning, nature conservation and its legal basis in order to implement the ecosystem approach into the spatial planning of OSPAR and HELCOM marine waters and the German EEZ
  • URBAN-EU-China - EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation

Completed projects

  • MAREX - Management of Mineral Resource Extraction in Hoa Binh Province A Contribution to Sustainable Development in Vietnam
  • BuReSt - The importance of national spatial development strategies for environmental policy: analyses, case studies, forms of action
  • Raumplanerische Achsenkonzepte - Investigation of the adaptability of the cross-border axes in the Euroregion Elbe/Labe
  • REGKLAM - Development and Testing of an Integrated Regional Climate Change Adaption Programme for the Model Region Dresden