Prof. Dr. Christiane Zarfl


Universität Tübingen
Environmental Systems Analysis
Schnarrenbergstr. 94-96
D-72076 Tübingen

Office: Room 4U35, Schnarrenbergstr. 94-96

phone: +(49) 7071 / 29 - 76076
fax: +(49) 7071 / 29 - 5059
email: christiane.zarflspam

Work experience

since Sept. 1, 2020  

Professor for Environmental Systems Analysis,

Universität Tübingen, Germany

Sept. 1, 2014 - August 31, 2020


Assistant Professor (D: Juniorprofessor) for

Environmental Systems Analysis, Universität Tübingen, Germany

June 1, 2011 - August 31, 2014  

Scientific Officer of the Director and Scientist, Leibniz-Institute of

Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries Berlin, Germany

June 11 - July 6, 2012   Brussels Office of the Leibniz-Association, Belgium
July 1, 2005 - May 31, 2011   Scientific Assistant, Institute of Environmental Systems Research,
University of Osnabrück, Germany
Sept. 14-Oct. 19, 2009   Academic Guest, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH
Zurich, Switzerland
July 29-Sept. 30, 2003   Research project: Application of the River Glatt to GREAT-ER,
Eawag Dübendorf (Zurich), Switzerland

Education and training

Nov. 2013 - Oct. 2014   Mentoring Programme of the Leibniz Association
Jan. 16, 2013   Training for managing scientists: Personal development meetings
(IGB Berlin)
June-Dec. 2012   Training on Science Management, Centre for Science and Research
Management (ZWM Speyer)
May 2012   Supervisor for apprenticeship (IHK Berlin)
Nov. 2011-Feb. 2012   Communication and Management (artop Berlin)
June 30, 2008   Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.). Topic of the doctoral thesis: Chemical
Fate of Sulfadiazine in Soil: Mechanisms and Modelling Approaches.
May 9, 2005   Diploma in Applied Systems Science. Topic of the diploma thesis:
Modelling of Arsenic in the River Mulde.
Sept. 16, 2002-Jan. 31, 2003   “Diagnostic et Gestion des Systèmes Ecologiques”, Université de
Franche Comté, Besançon, France
Oct. 1, 2000-May 9, 2005   Studies of “Applied Systems Science”, University of Osnabrück,

Fellowships and grants

Sept. 2013   selected for the Leibniz Mentoring Programme
April 2011   Invited participation, German-American Kavli Frontiers of Science
Symposium in Irvine (USA, CA), Humboldt Foundation
Sept./Oct. 2009   Fellowship supporting the research stay at ETH Zurich, Hans
Mühlenhoff Foundation
June 2009   Nomination for the German Academic Award (Deutscher
Studienpreis), Körber Foundation
Feb. 2006   Academic Award 2005 for innovative environmental protection,
Rotary Club Osnabrück (185. District)
July 2005-June 2008   Research Grant, Hans Mühlenhoff Foundation