PD Dr. Thomas Kluge


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Thomas Kluge is one of the co-founders of ISOE and was member of the executive board until March 2014. He is part of the research unit Water Resources and Land Use. Thomas Kluge studied Law and Sociology at the Goethe University Frankfurt and received his doctorate there in 1984 for his thesis on "Society, Technology, Nature ‑ A Life-Philosophical Critique of Technology and Society." After post-doctoral work, he received, in 1999, the title of "Privatdozent" (privat lecturer) from the University of Kassel, with a thesis on "Water and Society. From Hydraulic Machinery to Sustainable Development." Since his post-doctoral qualification he has been teaching at the University of Kassel.

Focus of research

  • Water research
  • Environmental planning
  • Regional sustainability