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Consultation hours

Wednesdays from 11:00 - 13:00 by telephone only by prior arrangement via e-mail.

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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Martina Fuchs, born in Hamburg, studied in Trier and Göttingen and did her doctorate on digitalisation and its effects on employment at the University of Frankfurt. She then worked for two years at the General / Euro Works Council of Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg. In the 1990s, she completed her habilitation in Düsseldorf on employment in the economic crisis using the example of Mexico. Then, she held a substitute professorship at the Institute of Geography at the University of Cologne. After research projects at the INEF (Institute for Development and Peace) at the University of Duisburg, she received a call to the University of Lüneburg in 2002.

Since 2004 she is professor and head of department at the Institute of Economic and Social Geography at the University of Cologne. Her teaching and research focus is on the global-local interplay of multinational companies and global value chains with regions in Europe and the Global South. Central topics are digitalisation, regional learning, and social and ecological sustainability.