Research networks

  • Circle for Rural European Studies (CERES)
  • European Forum for Integrated Environmental Assessment (EFIEA)

Our German partner institutes

  • AC-Consult, Peter Momper
  • Büro Schwab, Günther Schwab
  • ECOZEPT GbR Freising, Erich Winkelhofer und Dr. Burkhard Schaer
  • Fachhochschule Weihenstephan, Abt. Triesdorf, Fakultät Landwirtschaft, Prof. Dr. Otmar Seibert
  • Hof und Leben, Johannes Dreer
  • Institut für Botanik und Landschaftskunde, Siegfried Demuth, Thomas Breunig,
  • Institut für Humangeographie, Johann Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Prof. Robert Pütz
  • Institut für Sozioökonomie, Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e.V., Dr. Rosemarie Siebert
  • Klimaschutz- und Energieagentur Mittelhessen, Peter Momper
  • PGNU Planungsgruppe Natur & Umwelt, Dr. Günter Bornholdt und Christoph Kress
  • Planungsgruppe für Natur und Landschaft GbR, Dr. Heiko Sawitzki
  • Potsdam Institut fuer Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Global Change and Social Systems, Dr. Hermann Lotze-Campen
  • PRAC, Rolf Bergs
  • Regio-Trend, Kirsten Steimel
  • stadt.land.freunde., Dipl. Ing. Axel Dosch
  • Stadt-Land-Plan, Gesellschaft für Regionalentwicklung, Bernd-Uwe Domes, Klaus Karger
  • Technische Universität München, Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Prof. Dr. Alois Heißenhuber
  • Tourismusberatung.net, Michael Volkwein
  • Verbraucherzentrale Hessen, Hartmut König
  • Wippl-Consulting Freiburg, Management Consulti; Dr. Bernd Wippel
  • Zentrum für Agrarlandschafts- und Landnutzungsforschung (ZALF) e. V., Müncheberg, Institut für Sozioökonomie, Dr. Rosemarie Siebert & Dr. Peter Zander

Our international partner institutes

  • Aberdeen University, Department of Geography & Environment, John Farrington (Professor for Geography)
  • Agricultural University of Athens (Greece), Laboratory of Agricultural Extension, Rural Systems, Rural Sociology; Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Sophia Efstratoglou (Professor of Agricultural Economics), George Vlahos
  • Alterra Wageningen, Landscape Centre; Berien Elbersen
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Department of Agricultural Economics, Eleni Papadopoulou
  • Arkleton Centre for Rural Development Research, Aberdeen, John Bryden (Professor and Director of Arkleton Centre) & Mark Shucksmith (Professor of Land Economy and Co-Director)
  • Asaja; Iacopo Benedetti
  • Bundesanstalt für Bergbauernfragen (BABF), Wien, Dr. Thomas Dax (Stellv. Leiter), Dr. Michael Groier
  • CEJA, Pascale Rohier, Gaya Duccesci
  • Centre for Ecological Engineering (CEET), Tartu (Eesti), Merit Mikk, Argo Peepson
  • Centro Ricerche Produzioni Animali (CRPA), Reggio Emilia (Italy), Kees de Roest (agricultural economist)
  • Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Frick, Dr. Matthias Stolze (Leiter Bereich Sozio-Ökonomie), Otto Schmid, Dr. Bettina Landau
  • Free University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Dr. Marjan Minnesma, Dr. Kees Dorland, Dr. Matthijs Hisschemöller
  • Granaforma, Javier Gonzales
  • INRA, Marielle Berriet-Solliec
  • Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), Dr. David Baldock, Martin Farmer
  • International Centre for Integrative Studies (ICIS), University Maastricht (UM), Jan Rotmans (Director and Professor for Integrative Studies), Dr. Pim Martens
  • ISSA Institut National D'Enseignement Supérieur et de Recherche Agronomique et Agroalimentaire de Rennes, Catherine Darrot; Guy Durand
  • Ljubljana University (UL), Chair of Agricultural Economics, Policy and Law, Luca Juvancic
  • MLURI Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Lee-Ann Sutherland
  • MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, Dr. Jukka Peltola
  • National Institute of Agricultural Economics (INEA), Roma, Franco Mantino
  • Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (RIVM), Bilthoven, European Air Quality and Sustainability, Dr. Jan Bakkes, Dr. Wouter de Ridder, Dr. Henk van Zeijts
  • Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (NORDREGIO), Stockholm, Andrew Copus, Petri Kahila
  • Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (VUZE), Prague, Jaroslav Prazan
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SUAS), Uppsala, Department of Economics, Dr. Knut Per Hasund (Assistant Professor in Natural Ressource and Environmental Economics)
  • TEAGASC, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Dr. John Finn
  • The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University Copenhagen (KVL), Institute of Economy, Forest and Landscape, Jörgen Primdahl (Professor of Landscape and Land Use Planning) & Erling Anderson
  • UCD, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Joe Mannion & Jim Phelan (Professors of Agricultural Economics), Monica Gorman, Susan Wilson & Jim Kinsella
  • UEVOR Universidade De Evora, Teresa Pinto-Correia
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UMA), Departamento de Ecología, Begoña Peco (Professor of Ecology), Dr. Juan Oñate (Professor of Ecology)
  • Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU), Wien, Institut für ökologischen Landbau, Bernd Freyer (Prof. für ökologischen Landbau) and Dr. Ruth Kratochwil
  • University College Dublin (UCD), Department of Environmental Resource Management, Dr. Gordon Purvis
  • University of Exeter, Prof. Henry Buller (Professor of Rural Studies)
  • University of Gloucestershire, Countryside & Community Research Unit, Bill Slee (Professor of Rural Economy), Carolyn Foster, Dr. Janet Dwyer, James Kirwan, Dr. Damian Maye
  • University of Perugia, Instituto di Estimo Rurale e Contabilita, Flaminia Ventura (Professor of Rural Economics) & Pierluigi Milone
  • University of Pisa, Dipartimento di Economia dell'Agricoltura dell'Ambiente Agro-forestale e del Territorio, Mara Miele & Gianluca Brunori (Professor of Rural Sociology)
  • University of Plymouth, School of Geography, Professor Geoff Wilson, Chair of 'Policy and Governance in Europe' Research, Group and Chair of Graduate Affairs
  • University of Reading, Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER), Department of Agriculture, Dr. Simon Mortimer, Dr. Julian Park
  • University of Wales (Cardiff), Department of City and Regional Planning, Terry Marsden (Professor of Rural Economics and Director)
  • Wageningen Agricultural University, Rural Sociology Group, Han Wiskerke (Professor of Rural Sociology), Jan Douwe van der Ploeg (Professor of Rural Sociology), Henk Renting, Dr. Dirk Roep & Henk Oostindie