Intensification of cooperation with Mzumbe and Sokoine University, Tanzania

The ERASMUS cooperation with two universities in Tanzania was intensified as Dr. Simone Giertz, international coordinator at the Depratment of Geography, University of Bonn, visited both universities in May. In June, Prof. Felister Mombo from Sokoine University (SUA) and Dr. Lucy Massoi from Mzumbe University visited Bonn.

Erasmus+ Staff Mobility between University of Bonn and Mzumbe University, Tanzania

The recently concluded Erasmus+ staff mobility between University of Bonn and Mzumbe University was a unique one. The two universities commemorate a decade of cooperation through joint research and capacity building. Two ongoing areas of academic cooperation between the two universities are worth mentioning: the Erasmus+ student exchange programme and the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre ‘Future Rural Africa’. 

Prof. Dorothea Kleine is visiting the Department of Geography as an International Fellow

Prof. Kleine, University of Sheffield, is a guest at the Department of Geography, University of Bonn, from June 6 to July 5, 2023. She is an outstanding scientist in the area of global sustainable development and was invited as an International Fellow to be closely involved in the department and to foster future cooperations and joint projects.

Registration for the GIUB graduates' farewell ceremony now open

On July 12, the annual summer party with the farewell of graduates will be held. Registration for the farewell is possible until 01 July.

Prof. Dr. Christian Geiß is new professor for Georisk Research

With the beginning of the semester we welcome Prof. Dr. Christian Geiß at the institute.

Newly published policy paper on urban health by PD Dr. Carsten Butsch and Dr. Timo Falkenberg

PD Dr. Carsten Butsch, researcher at the Department of Geography, and Dr. Timo Falkenberg, leader of the research group GreenBalance at the GeoHelth Center, University of Bonn, released a new policy brief on urban health highlighting the opportunities and challenges for human health in cities worldwide and formulating corresponding recommendations for action.

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