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Kim Jana Stumpf

Research assistant

M. Sc. Applied human geography

Kim Jana Stumpf is a talented coordinator: as a research assistant, she takes care of organizational matters for scientists and is the first point of contact for administrative questions. She also works on projects and supports research projects in project or event management and takes on methodological and content-related components.

A geography graduate, she has been working on various topics at the IÖW since 2018 – from urban greening and climate adaptation to planetary boundaries and social innovation.


Main focus

  • Project and event management
  • Social-ecological transition
  • Qualitative social research


  • Since 05/2018: Research assistant at the IÖW, research field ecological economics and environmental policy
  • 11/2017 – 02/2018: Scientific assistant at IBL Umweltplanung (environmental planning office) 
  • 10/2017 – 02/2018: Scientific assistant at the Oldenburger Energiecluster e.V.
  • 2016 – 2017: Student assistant at ARSU – The Regional Planning and Environmental Research Group 


  • 2014 – 2017: Master of Science in applied human geography at Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg
  • 08/2012 – 12/2012: Semester abroad, University of Winnipeg, Canada
  • 2010 – 2014: Bachelor of Science in Geography at University of Leipzig