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Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena Madner

Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena Madner
Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena Madner

Biographical Sketch


  • Professor of Public Law, Environmental Law, Public and Urban Governance


  • Co-director of the Research Institute for Urban Management and Governance


  • Former Chair of the Independent Environmental Senate and Working Member of the European Forum of Judges for the Environment (2004-2013)


Fields of Research and Research Interests

Environmental, Planning and Infrastructure Law

Globalization, Multilevel Policy, Urban Governance

Current research deals with issues of urban development and sustainable energy supply; Smart Cities; waste management law; environmental impact assessment; EU trade law, trade liberalization and the provision of public services



Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften für Jurist/inn/en II: Nachhaltigkeit und Recht


Globalization and Multilevel Policy I

Globalization and Multilevel Policy II

International Institutions, Governance and Policy Evaluation

Angewandte sozioökonomische Theorien und Methoden II



Research Seminar

Research and Publications

A comprehensive list of research projects in which Verena Madner is involved as well as a list of her publications can be found in the FIDES documentation.