Stefanie Lange currently works as a Research Assistant with Nordregio - Nordic Centre for Spatial Development in Stockholm. She is involved in projects that concentrate on climate change adaptation strategies in the Baltic Sea Region as well as on urban-rural interactions.
Stefanie Lange was a Researcher at Ecologic Institute from 2007 to 2008. She mainly worked on EU-projects, focusing on the impacts of global climate change, biodiversity and nature conservation, sustainable development, and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). She is a German native speaker and also works in English and Swedish.
Stefanie completed internships at the Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), the Wadden Sea Protection Station and at the Jatun Sacha Foundación in Ecuador. Stefanie Lange studied geography, botany and zoology at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and transferred to the Humboldt-University Berlin in 2001. She complemented her geography studies with biology and environmental management courses at the Free University Berlin. She also worked at the Baltic Sea Research Institute Warnemünde as a student assistant on projects concerning Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). This led to the topic of her final dissertation on Impacts of Global Climate Change on the Oder Estuary Region under specific regard of coastal protection and its follows for tourism, which was published as an ICZM-Oder-report.
From 2002 until 2007, Stefanie served at the Youth Association for the Protection of Nature (Naturschutzjudend Brandenburg, NAJU) as both spokeswoman (Landesjugendsprecherin) for the steering committee and as an associate in the creation of an educational organic farm for young people ("Naturwerkstatt"). She also participated in the Initiative for Sustainable Development Berlin.