Fachbereich Geowissenschaften at the FU Berlin
Institut für Geographische Wissenschaften
- Malteserstraße 74 - 100
- 12249 Berlin
- Phone: +49 30 838-70223
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Special features regarding teachingOn the one hand, central and current contents of the course are taught in lectures and colloquia, on the other hand, formats of collaborative knowledge development in seminars play a central role. Seminars in the field, field placements and teaching research projects enable previously acquired theories and methods to be applied in practical exercises. PC seminars provide the framework for learning computer-based information processing.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversité de Liège, Belgien; Helsingin Yliopisto, Finnland; Université de la Réunion, Frankreich; University of Aegean, Griechenland; University College London, Großbritannien; Universität Innsbruck, Österreich; Universidae de Lisboa, Portugal; University of Ljubljana, Slowenien; Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien; Eötvös Loránd University, Ungarn
Special features regarding the equipmentPC pools (including ArcGIS, Erdas Imagine, SPSS, MatLab, NaSiM); sediment labs (mills, muffle furnaces, centrifuges, sieve analysis, digestion system, microwave and behrotest, REM sputtering facility), measuring rooms (magnetic susceptibility bench, C-analysis Carmhograph, CHN+S analyser, photom, ICP-OES, RDA Philips, mobile XRF analysis, REM); pollen lab; range of drilling machinery; hydraulic test flume; various measuring equipment (for Hydrology, Geomorphology, Meteorology, Soil Science), programmes for qualitative data analysis (MaxQDA), media lab (camcorders, system cameras, photo lenses, Adobe Creative Cloud).
Special features regarding research activitiesGeogr. development research; social geogr. refugee and migration research; urban geography; human-environment relations; geographies of health; feminist geography; urban and transformation research; social inequalities; postcolonial, relational and reflexive perspectives; remote sensing and geoinformatics; geo- and landscape archaeology; quaternary research and geomorphology; palaeoenvironmental research; landscape development and degradation; watershed management; applied geography; environmental hydrology and resource management; flood origins and protection; geoecology; geochronology
Support for foundersThe FU's Profund Innovation service supports students, scientists and alumni in developing application ideas for their research, founding start-ups or spin-offs, and exploiting research results together with established companies. This includes advice on ideas and support for projects, the provision of contacts to companies and partners as well as a range of seminars and workshops.
Further information on research activitieswww.geo.fu-berlin.de/geog/index.html
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.geo.fu-berlin.de/studium/orientierung_studieneinstieg/index.html
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