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Dr. Burkhard Breig
Professor of Law

Department of Law
Institute for East European Studies
Division of Law

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 535 03
Emailburkhard.breig@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Burkhard Breig

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil law
  • Russian law


Theocharis Grigoriadis
Professor of Economics

School of Business & Economics
Institute for East European Studies
Economics

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 570 37
Phone (Home)+49 178 7700020
Emailtheocharis.grigoriadis@fu-berlin.de
HomepageTheocharis Grigoriadis

Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative economic systems
  • Economic history
  • Political economics
  • Development assistance


Dr. Elke Kaiser
Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology

Fabeckstraße 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 517 92
Emailelke.kaiser@topoi.org
HomepageProf. Dr. Elke Kaiser

Areas of Expertise

  • Archaeology in West Eurasia
  • Bronze Age
  • Neolithic
  • New Stone Age
  • Eastern Europe


Dr. Sabine Kropp
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Insitute of Political Science

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 60957
Emailsabine.kropp@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Sabine Kropp

Areas of Expertise

  • Federalism
  • Coalitions
  • Parliamentarism
  • Europeanization
  • German policy toward eastern Europe


Dr. Gertrud Pickhan
Professor of History

Institute for East European Studies
Department of History

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 524 69
Emailpickhan@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Gertrud Pickhan

Areas of Expertise

  • History and situation of the Jewish people in Poland and Russia
  • History of Eastern Europe: especially Russia, Ukraine, and Poland
  • Contemporary history of Eastern Europe
  • History and culture of the People’s Republic of Poland


Dr. Tilman Rost
Professor of Geography

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Physical Geography

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 70320
Emailtilman.rost@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tilman Rost

Areas of Expertise

  • Natural resources and environmental management
  • Water management in Central Asia
  • Desertification
  • Development of study programs at Central Asian universities


Dr. Tessa Savvidis, Autorenname: Tessa Hofmann

Institute for East European Studies
Department of Sociology

Mainauer Str. 9, II, 12161 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 851 6409
Emailtessa.hofmann@katwastan.de
HomepageDr. Tessa Savvidis

Areas of Expertise

  • South Caucasus
  • Georgia
  • Ossetia
  • Abkhazia
  • Armenia
  • Nagorno-Karabakh
  • Policy on minority nationalities


Wolfram Schrettl, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics

Institute for East European Studies
Department of Economics

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 570 37
Mobile+49 173 620 86 15
Emailschrettl@wiwiss.fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic situation in Russia
  • Economy of Eastern Europe
  • Economic growth
  • European integration
  • Economics of motivation


Dr. Jochen Töpfer

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for East European Studies
Division of Sociology

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 505 95
Emailjochen.toepfer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Jochen Töpfer

Areas of Expertise

  • Social, political, and economic aspects of the processes in Eastern Europe
  • Southeastern Europe / former Yugoslavia
  • Privatization
  • Informality and neo-feudalism
  • Parties and political elites in transformation
  • Transboundary cooperation in border regions of the EU
  • Religion and society
  • Religion and politics