Think tank

Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development

IOER

Dresden, Germany

The Institute is an establishment of the Leibniz Association for research in the spatial sciences focusing on ecological aspects of sustainable development. Research concentrates on four main areas: 'Landscape Change and Management' is concerned with analysing change in cities and regions, with a focus to open spaces and ecosystem services; 'Resource Efficiency of Settlement Structures' looks at whether and to what extent cities, buildings, and infrastructures can be designed and refined to consume less land, material and energy; 'Environmental Risks in Urban and Regional Development' is concerned with analysing and assessing risks for spatial development from natural hazards and climate change; 'Monitoring of Settlement and Open Space Development' develops survey, monitoring, and analytical procedures for better describing the state of and changes in land use.

Contact details

Website:
www.ioer.de

Address:
Weberplatz 1, 01217 Dresden

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany, Europe
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1992
Age (years)
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 29
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Dr. Bernhard Müller,
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Prof. Dr. Bernhard Müller,
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 100
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
56% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
61% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 166
Germany average
 147
Global average
 6,666
2016
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 168
2015
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 153

Social

Subscribers (2019)
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
 26
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 16/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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