Dennis Schüpf

Research programme: Environmental Governance

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Institutional Economics, Political Ecology

Work areas:

  • Environmental Governance
  • Water Governance
  • Coastal Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Climate Justice


since 7/2022 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Researcher, Research programme "Environmental Governance and Transformation to Sustainability"
12/2020–11/2021 ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics)
Research Intern – Project: ‘Scaling-up experimental learning tools for sustainable water governance’ in India
7/2020–11/2020 ICTA-UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Research Intern – Project: Environmental Justice Atlas
10/2018–11/2021 Philipps-University of Marburg
M.A. International Development Studies
Thesis: Measurement of Social Norms – A Study Design to foster Sustainable Water Use in rural India
4/2018–9/2018 Biome Environmental Trust NGO, Bangalore (India)
Internship – Research on Groundwater Use/Degradation
4/2018–9/2018 GIZ (German Organisation for International Cooperation)
Internship – Sector: Climate Risk Resilience/Financial Inclusion
09/2014–01/2018 University of Mannheim
B.A. Applied Philosophy & Business Studies


  • ATSAF Junior-Scientist Program scholarship