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Prof. Dr. Peter Dannenberg


Prof. Dr. Peter Dannenberg

Südbau, Raum 2.12

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telephone +49-(0)221-470-1542
Fax +49-(0)221-470-4917
E-mail p.dannenberg(at)


Office hours (in presence, without reservation):

Wednesday, 05.06. 05.00 - 06.00 a.m.

Tuesday, 18.06. 05.00 - 06.00 a.m.

Tuesday, 02.07. 05.00 - 06.00 a.m.

Tuesday, 16.07. 05.00 - 06.00 a.m.




Born in 1977 in Hanover

Research priorities

Concepts and Theories: Global value chains, global production networks, resilience approaches, clusters and innovative milieus, institutions and resource economics

Thematic Interests: Urban and regional development, information and communication technologies (ICTs), organization and networking of trade and production, human-environment relations, environment and social standards, land use conflicts, agriculture and rural areas

Regional Focus: European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Berlin

Recent third party funded research projects can be found here.

Academic Qualifications

2002 Master of Science in City and Regional Development (Cardiff)
2003 Diploma in Geography; subsidiary subjects: Economics and Business Administration (Hannover)
2006 Promotion to Dr. rer. nat. (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
2012 Habilitation (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Professional Career

  • since 01.11.2013 Professor for Human Geography - urban and regional development at the University Cologne
  • 2012 Visiting Professor at the department of Agricultural Economies at the University of Stellenbosch
  • WS 2011-2012 W2 Professor for Human Geography at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (representation of Prof. Dr. W. Bätzing)
  • 2010 Associate Professor Economic Geography (1 semester) Institute of Geography, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Prof. Dr. E. Kulke)



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