Prof. Dr Ulrich Schraml

Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg, Freiburg

Ulrich Schraml is head of the Forest and Society Department at the Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg (FVA) in Freiburg, Germany. He previously held the Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy at the University of Freiburg.

His research work focuses on areas such as property, recreation and health, sustainability management and practical conflict resolution in fields such as tourism, conservation areas, species conservation and hunting. Ulrich Schraml has been a member of the German Council for Sustainable Development since November 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

Present
Head of the Forest and Society Department, Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg
 
Member of the German Council for Sustainable Development
up to 2014
Head of the Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy, University of Freiburg
2006
‘Habilitation’ (post-doctoral qualification for entitlement to teach at a university) for the disciplines Forest and Environmental Policy with a dissertation on social change among private forest owners and forest policy instruments
1997
Obtained a doctorate at the Faculty of Forest Science, University of Freiburg, with a thesis on norms and behaviour of hunters
1989 – 1994
Forest science studies at in the University of Munich

Research and teaching

  • Forest ownership, recreational use of forests, species and biotope conservation, wild animal management
  • Forest policy instruments focusing on support, communal forest management, urban forestry and dealing with wild animals
  • Process consulting and conflict management in the fields of conservation area management, species conservation and sustainability management

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