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Prof. Dr. Achim Schulte



Malteserstr. 74 - 100
Room H 031
12249 Berlin
(+49 30) 838 458705

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1982-1987 Studies of Geography, Geology and Biology, Universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg, Germany


Polar Expeditions to King-Georg-Island, South Shetland, Antarctica
(student assistant)


Diploma in Geography, Geology and Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Thesis: "The development of the active layer over continuous permafrost
on King George Island, South Shetland, Antarctica"


Research assistant, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Project in the priority program „Fluvial dynamics in the younger Quarternary“,
German Science Foundation

1990, 1991, 1992, 1999

Polar Expeditions to Svalbard (1991 and 1992 leadership of expedition)

1991, 1992

Lecturer in Physical Geography at "University of Maryland, European Division"


Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.) in Geography, University of Heidelberg, Germany
"Flood discharge, sediment transport and channel morphology of the Elsenz River in the Kraichgau area, SW-Germany"

1994-2000 Lecturer, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Habilitation in Geography, University of Heidelberg, Germany
"Paleoecological investigations on Holocene landscape change in the Hegau region,
Lake Constance, SW-Germany"

2000-2001 Substitute professor for Physical Geography, University of Darmstadt, Germany
since 2002

Professor C3 at Freie Universität Berlin, Dept. of Earth Sciences,
Head of international working group Applied Physical Geography,
Environmental Hydrology and Resource Management

2003-2005 Managing Director of the Institute of Geographical Sciences, FU Berlin
2010-2015 Vice-Dean for Studies, Dept. of Earth Sciences, FU Berlin
2015-2019 Dean, Dept. of Earth Sciences, FU Berlin
2018-2020 Managing director of the Institute of Geographical Sciences, FU Berlin
2019-2021 Vice-Dean for Research, Dept. of Earth Sciences, FU Berlin

Information on courses can be found in the FU lecture directory.