Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geography Department


Teaching at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Green infrastructure and nature-based solutions in cities (B.A. und B.Sc.), together witht Dagmar Haase, WS 2018/2019, 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2022/2023, SoSe 2021, 2022
  • Environmental and Social Justice in a World of Global Change (M.A. und M.Sc.), together witht Nadja Kabisch WS 2020/2021, Dagmar Haase WS 2021/2022, 2022/2023
  • Ecosystem Dynamics and Global Change (M.A. und M.Sc.), together witht Tobias Kümmerle, Sonja Jähnig, Florian Pötzschner, Matthias Baumann, SoSe 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Empirical working methods in human geography and their application (B.A. und B.Sc.), together witht Nadja Kabisch, SoSe 2018
  • Applied risk assessment (B.A. und B.Sc.), together witht Sebastian Scheuer, WS 2018/2019
  • Supervision: various theses by bachelor, master and diploma students
  • Excursions: organization and support in London 2011, Leipzig 2017, Russland 2018


External Lectures

Wolff, Manuel (2022): Studying accessibility to urban green spaces and their barriers from concepts to planning solutions, Module Urban green infrastructure, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain (11.01.2022).

Wolff, Manuel (2021): Environmental justice in shrinking cities – Discussing crossroads of society and ecology in cities, RE-CITY Training Event at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland (25.02.2021).

Wolff, Manuel (2020): Density as a key concept for urban transformation. Presentation at Sustainable urban transformations – pathways of change and options for shrinking cities, RE-CITY Training Event at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig (22.01.2020).

Wolff, Manuel (2019): Urban shrinkage and vacancies in Germany – challenges for the spatial development. 20 ans de recherche, 20 ans d’action sur la décroissance urbaine : rétrospectives et perspectives. Ecole Normale Superior (ENS), Paris (25.01.2019).

Wolff, Manuel (2017): The role of small- or medium-sized cities (SMS-cities) in Europe - Evidence from a spatial perspective. Seminar on small cities, Fachhochschule Erfurt, Erfurt (23.11.2017).

Wolff, Manuel (2017): The role of shrinking cities in Europe. Speech at seminar on Villes en décroissance, Ecole Normale Superior (ENS), Paris (13.01.2017).

Wolff, Manuel (2016): Urban planning - Planning theories and urban models. Urban Social Geography I course, Urban and Regional Laboratory, Charles University, Prague (15.12.2016).

Wolff, Manuel (2015): Spatiotemporal patterns of shrinking cities in Europe. Speech at Expert seminar on Shrinking Cities in Europe, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (12.03.2015).

Wolff, Manuel (2011): Shrinking Cities in Europe - Problems of Data and Methods. Speech at CIRES Training School 2011 – Mapping Urban Shrinkage, Technical University of Dortmund (14.11.2011).