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Nicolas Scholze

Research Associate


Thematic and methodological focus

  • Climate vulnerability: concepts & assessment
  • Climate chnage: mitigation, adaptation and sustainable urban development
  • Natural hazards, esp. landslides

Regional focus

  • Southern Germany
  • Southern Europe, esp. Italy
  • Alps


  • since 2014
   Research associate at the Institute for Environmental Social Sciences and Geography with Prof. Glaser (Research and Teaching)
  • 2014 - 2015
   Employment at the Environmental Protection Office of the City of Freiburg, Department of Climate Protection and Energy
  • 2013 - 2014
   Qualification in "Municipal Energy and Climate Protection Management" at the Institute for Project Management (ifpro) in Freiburg
  • 2013
   Preparatory service for the teaching profession at high schools at the State Seminar for Teacher Training Freiburg as well as at the District High School Neuenburg am Rhein
  • 2012
   Graduation with the 1st state examination
  • 2009 - 2011
   Research Assistant at the Institute of Physical Geography
  • 2008 - 2009
   Assistant Teacher in Rennes and Guer, Brittany, France
  • 2006 - 2012
   Study of Geography, Spanish and History at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Teaching profession studies)
  • 2005 - 2006
   Study of Geography and Geology (minor subject) at the University of Augsburg

Regular Courses

  • Seminar "Specialisation in Physical Geography (German: Vertiefung Physische Geographie)"
  • One-day field exercises in the Freiburg surroundings (Feldberg and Markgräflerland)

Involvement in Courses

  • Field trip to Italy (Lead: Prof. Rüdiger Glaser), Summer 2019
  • Project Study "Climate Vulnerability of enterprises in the Upper Rhine Region", Summer 2017 (with Prof. Rüdiger Glaser and Rafael Hologa)
  • Participation in other lectures, i.e. Seminar "Current Issues of Physical Geography" (Lead: Klaus Braun) or Master course "New research approaches in Physical Geography" (Lead: Prof. Rüdiger Glaser)