Florian Koch

Qualifications: Dr. phil.
Affiliation: Dr. Florian Koch is Manager of the Integrated Project “Urban Transformations: Sustainable urban development towards resource efficiency, quality of life and resilience” at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ in Leipzig, Germany. He was Pro
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Dr. Florian Koch is Manager of the Integrated Project “Urban Transformations: Sustainable urban development towards resource efficiency, quality of life and resilience” at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ in Leipzig, Germany. He was Professor for European Studies and Regional Development at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia (long-term lectureship of the DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service) and coordinated the EU-Jean Monnet Module on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the European Union. Florian studied spatial planning in Dortmund and Rome and Berlin and and holds a PhD in Social Science from Humboldt University Berlin. He was coordinator of the spatial planning program at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences and published on the future of the European City, urbanism and governance. His main research areas include: Multi-Level-Governance, urban and regional studies, EU-Latin-American relations and local economic development.

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Urban Sustainability Transformations

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