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Dr. rer. nat. Marion Hitzeroth

  • Research associate
  • coordination of study programme; responsible for administration of modules; organisation and supervision of student assistants for German classes and German proofreading
  • office hours: on appointment
  • room: 307
  • phone: +49 721 608 46317
  • fax: +49 721 608 42888
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  • Institut für Regionalwissenschaft
    Geb. 10.50
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Marion Hitzeroth holds a degree in economics and has been a research associate at the Institute of Regional Science since 2004. She is the program coordinator for the master's program in regional science/spatial planning. In research and teaching she focuses on questions of regional economics and on methods of empirical social research as well as statistics.

Research interest

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


  • 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

Professional experience

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)
  • Reviewerin Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Reviewerin Economic Change and Restructuring