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Dr.-Ing. Genet Alem Gebregiorgis

Dr.-Ing. Genet Alem Gebregiorgis Photo of Dr.-Ing. Genet Alem Gebregiorgis

(+49)231 755-2369

(+49)231 755-4398

Consultation hours
By arrangement


Campus Addresse
Campus Süd


Professional Background

  • Since 2017: Researcher in the project GOPLAREA: Governance and Planning of Resilient Cities in East Africa.
  • 2016-2017: Researcher in the project “Evaluation long-term study - Global Learning for Sustainable Development”
  • Since 2015: Lecturer at the department of  IPS – International Planning Studies, Faculty of Spatial Planning

  • 2013 –2015: Guest lecturer at PLIQ – Planning Education in Iraq Program, Faculty of Spatial Planning
  • 2013: Freelance Expert for Geodata Management at District Government of   Arnsberg, Department 32
  • 2011 – 2013: Freelance researcher and consultant (Partners: TU-Dortmund, UNAM – Mexico, Universidad Barcelona, CEA-IUL – Portugal)
  • 2009 – 2010: Lecturer at ECSU – Ethiopian Civil Service University, Urban Management Master Program
  • 2007 – 2011: PhD (Dr.-Ing.) School of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University
  • 2007: Assistance for the project coordination und –supervision of PHOENIX Park Dortmund LEG Stadtentwicklung GmbH 6 Co.KG.
  • 2002 – 2003: Masters Study in Urban and Regional Planning and Management University of Dortmund and Dar es Salaam
  • Dissertation: Impact of land delivery system on urban land Management, the case of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  •  1999 – 2002: Architect Planner at ORAAMP - Office for the Revision of Addis Ababa Master Plan
  • 1998 – 1999: Architect Planner at Addis Ababa Works and Urban Development Bureau
  • 1996 -1997: Architect Planner at NUPI – National Urban Planning Institute, Addis Ababa
  • 1991 – 1995: Archtecture study at CUJAE (José Antonió Echevería Politechnische Hochschule), Havana, Cuba
  • Dissertation: Improvement of Slum Quarters in Havana, the case of  Marianao Municipality


Research interest

  • Landmanagement in Africa
  • Urban development in developing countries
  • Built environment and urban spaces.