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Dr.-Ing. Katrin Bäumer

Dr.-Ing. Katrin Bäumer Photo of Dr.-Ing. Katrin Bäumer

Consultation hours
by arrangement


Work History

  • 1997-2002: Studies of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University and University of Newcastle (Dipl.-Ing., thesis on „Das Instrument des Wettbewerbs als Impulsgeber für regionale Zusammenarbeit. Evaluation des Wettbewerbs „Regionen Aktiv“ hinsichtlich seiner Wirkungen auf die nicht als Modellvorhaben geförderten Regionen)
  • 2002-2003: ILS- Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, analysis of causes and consequences of new urbanisation processes with special focus on new urban landscapes and regional development planning
  • 2003-2011: Academic staff of FHP department and International Spatial Planning Centre at the Faculty of Spatial Planning TU Dortmund University
  • Since 2005: Work with consultancy company Sprint Consult, projects in the fields of integrated research and scientific policy consulting
  • 2007: PhD degree at the Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University (Dr. rer. pol., thesis on “Der Mehrwert des regionalen Wettbewerbsansatzes gegenüber dem herkömmlichen Förderansatz – das Beispiel Regionen Aktiv“
  • 2007-2010: Intercultural Dialogue Project “Spatial Planning through Intercultural Dialogue - Sustainable, Integrated Urban Regeneration and Revitalisation of Historic Town Centres“
  • Since 2010: pliq Project – planning education for Iraq
  • Since 2011: Academic staff of REL department at the Faculty of Spatial Planning TU Dortmund University
  • Since 2011: Guest lecturer at German Jordanian University, Amman

Research Interests

  • public funding instruments, finance and budgeting
  • regional economic development planning
  • integrated rural development, rural-urban linkages
  • development planning in the Middle East



See list of Publications