Research and activities

Overview of research areas

  • Geographic European studies with a focus on interpretative analyses of spatial policies of the European Union as well as comparative studies of European spaces.
  • Comparative urban and metropolitan research along the lines of comparative urbanism
  • Interpretative, qualitative and spatial methodologies such as walking interviews, explorations of the built environment and visual methods
  • Cross-border urban development, especially in small and medium-sized cities
  • Geographies of housing: Urban housing policies in Europe (Habilitation project at University of Freiburg)