Research for the Environment

Collage Department Stadt- und Umweltsoziologie, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology

Heads of the Department:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Groß
Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch 

Prof. Dr. Dieter Rink
Dr. Christian Kuhlicke

Jana Schoppe

phone +49 341 235-1467
fax +49 341 235-45 1467
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

The Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ builds on a rich tradition of scholarship in human ecological research in sociology and related disciplines. Here, you may explore our web of people and projects, and how they are advancing sociological inquiry in inter- and transdisciplinary contexts.


Research Dissemination &
Visualization Workshop

14 November 2014
10:00 – 16:00
Room: KUBUS – 1CD
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

Organized by IP Urban Transformations


Detroit: city planning in the context of an urban crisis
R. Boyle (Univ. Detroit)

Looking at Detroit from a European / German perspective
A. Haase & D. Rink (UFZ)

27 November 2014
15:00 – 17:00
Room: KUBUS – 1

organised by the Working Group Urban and Regional Research, the IP Urban Transformations and the Leipzig Geographic Colloquium


Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch was appointed as member of the German Academy of Urban Development and Regional Planning (DASL)