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Prof. Dr. Tim Freytag

Chair of Human Geography
E-Mail: tim.freytag[at]
Phone: ++49(0)761 203-8970
Room: 108


Research topics

  • Tourism and mobility studies (in particular, European urban tourism)
  • Urban studies and sustainable urban development
  • Social geography and geography of education

Lecturing and teaching activities

  • Lectures: urban studies, social geography etc.
  • Seminars: human geography, cultural geography, social geography, tourism geography etc.
  • Field trips and study tours: Northern and Southwestern Germany, France (Strasbourg, Paris, Montpellier und Perpignan) etc.

Advisory roles and memberships


  • Since 04/2010
   Professor of Human Geography, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2009 – 03/2010
   Professor of Cultural Geography, Department of Geography, Kiel University, Germany
  • 03/2007 – 09/2009
   Lecturer, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 10/2006 – 02/2007
   Research fellow, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, France
  • 06/1997 – 09/2006
   Lecturer, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany