About the Graduate School


The Graduate School is directed by Prof. Dr. Ross Purves and coordinated by Dr Isabelle Gärtner-Roer. Esther Mettler provides administrative support.

Advisory Board

An Advisory Board provides input on all matters relating to the curriculum and running of the Graduate School. This board consists of one Professor and one Phd student from each of the three core disciplines (Human, Physical and Methodological Geography) within the department. The Advisory Board meets at least once per semester.

Current Advisory Board members are (in alphabetic order):

Prof. Sara Fabrikant, Geographic Information Visualization and Analysis

Prof. Benedikt Korf, Political Geography

Prof. Andreas Vieli, Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics Group

Reik Leiterer, GIScience and Remote Sensing

Ulrich Hanke, Physical Geography

Christoph Vogel, Human Geography