Junior Professor Dr Florian Weber

Florian Weber studied geography, business administration, sociology and journalism at the University of Mainz and gained his doctorate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg with a thesis comparing German and French area-based politics in light of discourse theory.

After working from 2012-2013 as a project manager in Würzburg, he took up an appointment as researcher and project coordinator in the transregional university cooperation UniGR at Kaiserslautern University of Technology and after that Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences.

Since October 2016 he has been Associate Professor (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Tübingen's School of Geo-Sciences, where he completed his post-doctoral degree (Habilitation) in 2018.

In April 2019 he was appointed Junior Professor of European Studies at Saarland University, with special reference to Western Europe and border regions.

Research projects

The research projects focus on discourse and landscape, renewable energies, cross-border cooperations, and comparative international urban district politics and development. See list of research areas.

Junior Professor Dr Florian Weber

Junior Professor of European Studies, esp. Western Europe and Border Region


Saarland University
Department of Geography
Dudweiler Campus
Am Markt, Zeile 2
Room 2.1.14
D-66125 Saarbrücken

Phone: +49 681 302-64220

Office hours

During main teaching period:
Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and on appointment