Portraitfoto von Marion Hitzeroth

Dr. rer. nat. Marion Hitzeroth

  • Institut für Regionalwissenschaft
    Geb. 10.50
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Tasks and responsibilities at the Institute

  • coordination of study programme
  • responsible for administration of modules
  • organisation and supervision of student assistants for German classes and German proofreading


  • Introductory course
  • Regional economics
  • Regional statistics
  • Regional seminar I, II, III and IV
  • Methods and techniques of field research in developing countries
  • Analysis of field research results
  • Supervision of study projects and master theses

Research focus

  • Regional economics
  • Methods of empirical social research in developing countries
  • Energy economics
  • Social acceptance of renewable energies

Honorary acitivities

  • Reviewer Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Reviewer Economic Change and Restructuring

Professional career

2010 Conferral of Dr. rer. nat at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2004 Research Associate at Institute of Regional Science at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2002 – 2004 Research Associate at Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim
2000 – 2002 Economic advisor at Association of German chemical industry e.V. (VCI) in Frankfurt/Main
1999 – 2000 Stagiaire at European industry's and employer's association (UNICE) in Brussels
1998 – 1999 Master in European Economic Studies in Bruges/Belgium
1992 – 1998 Study of Economics at University of Karlsruhe (TH)



(2017) with Martin Brueckner und Mathias Jehling: Landscapes as mirrors of local energy transitions, talk at:
World Renewable Energy Congress – Australia 2017, International Conference ‘Towards 100% Renewable Energy’, Perth.