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Dr. Andreas KOCH

Paris Lodron University of Salzburg / Department of Sociology and Human Geography / Division of Human Geography
Hellbrunnerstraße 34, A-5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 (0)662-8044-5246
Fax.: +43 (0)662-8044-525

Short Bio

Andreas Koch is a Full Professor for Human Geography at the University of Salzburg (PLUS). He holds a Diploma in Geography, Political Science and Spatial Planning from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (1993). He received his PhD from RWTH Aachen with a thesis about the impact of electronic banking on spatial relationships (1996). His habilitation (venia docendi) was dedicated to a system theoretical approach in geographical space contexts, which he obtained at RWTH Aachen (2004). He was a research fellow at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (2000) and guest lecturer at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2008) and the University of Bucharest, Department of Political Sciences (2018).A close collaboration exists with Umeå University (Sweden) and Carleton University (Canada). Andreas Koch is co-chair of the Center for Ethics and Poverty Research at PLUS.

Research Interests

Geographies of poverty and inequality, local community engagement, rural peripheries, spatial modeling and simulation


Selected Publications

Koch Andreas (2022): Armut? Klare Antworten aus erster Hand. UVK Verlag (utb).

Koch Andreas (2021): The Impact of Contemporary Housing Functions on Its Social Sustainability. Almusaed Z. & Almssad A. (eds.): Sustainable Housing. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.99277.

Koch Andreas (2020): Wohnen in der Stadt Salzburg. Zum Verhältnis der Wohnung als Ware und dem Wohnen als soziale Infrastruktur. Dirninger C., Heinisch R., Kriechbaumer R., Wieser F. (Hrsg.): Salzburger Jahrbuch für Politik 2020, Böhlau, Wien, S. 232-269.

Koch Andreas (2020): Stadtökologie statt Ökologie. In: sub\urban, 2020, S. 167-176. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.36900/suburban.v8i1/2.564

Koch Andreas & Winkler Martina (2019): Grenzen des Wachstums. Peter Lang Verlag.

Smigiel Christian & Koch Andreas (2018): Formen von Urbanität in der kapitalistischen Moderne und ihre Effekte. Polylog, Nr. 39, S. 19-33.