Departments in Faculty VI

The Faculty VI Spatial and Environmental Sciences represents a broad spectrum of geographical and bio-geoscientific departments. The individual professorships are assigned to seven different department units. All programmes in Department VI integrate several departments and department units into the curriculum, providing students with an interdisciplinary education.


Ecosystem Process Analysis

Biogeography (Univ.-Prof. Dr. M. Veith & JProf. Dr. H. Krehenwinkel)

Geobotany(Univ.-Prof. Dr. F. Thomas)

Environmental Toxicology (Univ.-Prof. Dr. B. Blömeke - spokesperson of the unit)


Current unit spokesperson: Univ.-Prof. Dr. J. Affolderbach (affolderbachuni-trierde

Geography and its didactics (Dr. H. Schmalor - Representation of Professorship; New appointment 01.04.2024 with Prof. Dr. Jochen Laub)

Leisure and tourism geography (Dr. E. Sommerlad - Representation of Professorship)

Cultural and Political Geography (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jennifer Turner)

Sustainable spatial development and governance (Univ.-Prof. Dr. A. Bruns)

Sustainable regional and location development (Univ.-Prof. Dr. J. Affolderbach)

Physical Geography (Univ.-Prof. Dr. M. Casper & Univ.-Prof. Dr J. Ries)

Economic Geography (JProf. Dr. Michael Mießner)

Material Environmental Dynamics and Material Flows

Analytical and Ecological Chemistry (Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. K. Fischer)

Soil Science (Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Thiele-Bruhn - speaker of the unit)

Hydrology (JProf. Dr. T. Schütz)