The Kiel Department of Geography and its eight working groups concentrate on integrative research emphases. Examples of this research are:
- Social and ecological vulnerability in the context of risk research
- Ecological and social-economic resilience in megacities
- Landscape development and integrated land-use management
- Cultural spaces in interdisciplinary research perspective
- Migration and Tourism in economic and social-cultural research practices
- Climate change, social-economic development and consequences in coastal areas
- Education and sustainable development
- Method development in the areas of Geo-Media, Geo-Information, and Remote Sensing
Every professor also pursues with help from his/her working group original research emphases: the Human Geography with Urban, Population, Economic, and Cultural Geography, the Physical Geography with Landscape Ecology and Geo-Information, Coastal Research, Climate Change and Material Flow, and the Geographical Didactics and the Geo-Media; as well as researching their specific areas of study.
Visit the Homepages of the individual working groups!