Division Consultant

  © K. Heinzmann

Diplom geographer

Kathrin Heinzmann

Division Consultant of the Division of Earth Sciences and Geography and Student Advisor for the Applied Geosciences (B.Sc./M.Sc.) and Georesources Management (B.Sc./M.Sc.) programs.


Bergbaugebäude, Wüllnerstr. 2, Room: Be 519

52056 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 95268


Main research topics (until 2009)

Mobility and ageing research using innovative GPS technology and GIS analysis methods
Effectiveness of social transfer payments as a means of international poverty reduction strategies
Migration, integration and education research related to sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Scientific background

2000-2006 Studies of Geography with the minor subjects Public Law and Political Science of South Asia, University of Heidelberg, Germany
2006 Diploma thesis in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) on the importance of social transfer services in the Kalomo District in Zambia
2006-2009 Research assistant in the interdisciplinary, German-Israeli research project "SenTra: Senior Tracking", University of Heidelberg
2006-2009 Teaching courses on "Methods of Empirical Social Research and their Practical Implementation" and "Geographical Development Research", University of Heidelberg
seit 2009 Division consultant of the Division of Earth Sciences and Geography and Student Advisor for the study programs Applied Geosciences (B.Sc./M.Sc.) and Georesources Management (B.Sc./M.Sc.), RWTH Aachen University