Prof. Dr. Rolf Sternberg
| Areas of expertise |
Theoretical and empirical aspects of Economic Geography, Geography of Innovation, entrepreneurship research.
| Research |
Entrepreneurship and spatial implications, innovation and regional development, economic geographies of Japan, the U.S. and Western Europe, high-tech regions, bibliometric studies.
| Habilitation (Postdoctoral Thesis) |
On the impact of public and regional technology policies on the genesis of high-tech regions – the examples of the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. Hannover 1994.
| PhD Thesis |
Technology centres and business incubators as a tool of local development policies in Germany. Hannover 1987 (in German).
| Diploma (Master degree equivalente) |
Linkages between university and the regional economy – the example of the University of Hannover. 1984. University of Hannover (in German).
| Functions |
Leader of research projects,
Membership: Teaching Commission Bachelor Geography, Examination Board Master Economic Geography, and Admission Board Master Economic Geography,
Coordination of the 'International Seminar in Economic Geography (ISEG)'
| Memberships |
Deutscher Hochschulverband (German Association of University Teachers)
ERSA (European Regional Science Association)
GfR (Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung, German-speaking branch of the RSAI)
RSAI (Regional Science Association International)
VGDH (Association of Geographers at German Universities)