Manuela Burkert, M.Sc.

Department Geographie und Geowissenschaften
Department of Geography

Room: Room 2.267
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen

Office hours

by appointment


Research fellow in the Working Group ‘Regional Development’ of Prof. Dr. Tobias Chilla

News from research and teaching can be found on our blog:

  • Since March 2018: Research fellow on the Institute of Geography
  • 2014-2017: Master studies in Human Geography: Urban and Regional Research (University of Bayreuth); Graduation: Master of Science; Topic of the master thesis: “Network strategies of large companies in regional networks – a case study of the Medical Valley EMN”
  • 2009-2014: Teacher training for secondary school in Geography / Economics / Media education (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg); Graduation: Bachelor of Education, First state examination

Practical experience

  • PB CONSULT Planungs- und Betriebsberatungs GmbH
  • Wirtschaftsband A9 Fränkische Schweiz e.V.
  • City of Bayreuth – Office for business development

Burkert & Chilla (2019): Landschaft aus ökonomischer Perspektive. In: Kühne, O. et al. (Ed.): Handbuch Landschaft, pp. 795-805. Springer VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften: Wiesbaden.

No lectures at the moment.

Research focus on the sustainable development of regions, in particular the study of regional development potential, regional networks and regional value added.