Dr. Jule Thober (née Schulze)


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Department Computational Landscape Ecology

Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 235-1951
Fax: +49 341 235-1939

Jule Schulze


  1. Human migration and environmental change
  2. Process-based simulation models of social-ecological systems
    • Expansion and environmental impacts of second generation feedstocks
    • Supplementation strategies in drylands
  3. Human decision-making in agent-based land use models
  4. Serious games for environmental education

Current position

Postdoc in the MigSoKo junior research group at the Department Computational Landscape Ecology (CLE) at UFZ aiming to understand the causalities between environmental change and human migration in Ethiopia and Indonesia


Academic background

since 2017 Postdoc at the Department Computational Landscape Ecology
2013 - 2016 PhD student at the Department of Ecological Modeling, in cooperation with Prof.Dr. Erik Gawel, Department of Economics.
2012 Research assistent at the Department of Computational Landscape Ecology. Development of a computer game on sustainable land management.
2006 - 2011 Diploma in Biomathematics, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald. Thesis: Risk Measures and Decision Criteria for the Management of Natural Resources Under Uncertainty - Application to an Ecological-Economic Grazing Model.