Urban and Population Geography working group


Topics for diploma, bachelor and master thesis should be dicussed during the office hours. The following topics are possible:

  • Urban geography: Questions of urban development, sub- and periurbanisation, gentrification, inner-city living, analyses of the retail and service sector within cities, image, market or production site analysis concerning real estate, urban political concepts and urban planning projects. Spatial focus should be Germany, Southern Europe or Latin America.
  • Demographic change and migration: urban and regional infrastructure under conditions of demographic change (keywords: aging, heterogenization, negative and positive growth regions), migration, segregation and integration from a socio-geographical and planning point of view. GIS and migration or demographic change.
  • Development studies: Human-geographical work about Latin America, men-environment-relations in developing countries from a socio-geographical point of view.