Alexandra Schartner

Research associate


Universität des Saarlandes
Building C5 3 
Room E 22
D-66123 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 681 302-64209

Office hours
By appointment



Professional career

2020 - today

  •     Project coordinator at the Pre-IBA-GR Workshop Laboratory at Saarland University of Applied Sciences, project leader Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ochs


  •     Architect/Urbanist internship, landscape and urban planning office: HDK Dutt & Kist
  •     Assistant designer, architectural practice: MVRDV Architects, Rotterdam, Holland, as part of the "Baumeister Academy".

Scientific career

Since february 2022

  • Doctoral project within the framework of the Cooperation Platform Europe Kooperationsplattform Europa between Saarland University and the Saarland University of Applied Sciences

Since 2020

  • Project coordinator at Prä-IBA-GR Werkstattlabor at the Saarland University of Applied Sciences, Project Manager Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ochs

2016 - 2019

  • Study of architecture, Saar School of Architecture, Master of Arts, Excellence degree, Master's thesis Topic: Transformation in an industrial context: transformation of a former ceramics factory site into a "Kid's Campus" in Lombardy, Italy

2013 – 2016

  • Study of architecture, Saar School of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts, Excellence degree, Bachelor's thesis Topic: Markethall for Malstatt, Saarbrücken

Stay abroad:

2018: Freeform Structures, ILEK Stuttgart and UIR Rabat, Marokko | Workshop with the topic: free constructions


  • Les Défis du Bois 3.0, ENSTIB, Épinal, France, seminary and Workshop with the topic: sustainable wooden constructions
  • Re-Fact, ETSA, Universidad de Sevilla, Spanien, Workshop with the topic: Industrial heritage in an urban context


  • Semaine Internationale – 2016, ENSA Nancy, France, Workshop with the topic: Technopole in Brabois, Nancy


  • Erasmus WS 2015/2016 VUT Brno, University of Technology in Brno, Tschechische Republik

Research focus

  • Transformation in the Greater Region
  • Placemaking and cross-border spaces
  • Borders, border regions and border areas
  • Processes of the International Building Exhibitions (IBA)
    Project coordination: Prä IBA Großregion


  • Feasibility study and further publications within the framework of Prä-IBA-GR Werkstattlabor at the Saarland University of Applied Sciences