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Walz, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Ulrich

Chair: Landscape Ecology

Room P1 118
Telephone +49 351 462-3015
e-mail ulrich.walz[at]htw-dresden.de
Visiting time Tuesday 3.00 - 4.00 pm (Only by appointment via e-mail)

Lectures and courses

  • Landscape Ecology
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)


Scientific interests

  • Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
  • Landscape Change and Environmental Impacts
  • Landscape assessment with methods of remote sensing and GIS
  • Indicators on landscape structure
  • Development of large-scale protected areas



  • for the journals (among others) "Landscape and Urban Planning", "Ecological Indicaters",  “Landscape online” and "Mountain Research and Development"
  • for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)



  • Habilitation 2013 (Universität Rostock)
  • Promotion 2000 (TU Dresden)
  • Studies of Geography and Landscape Ecology (1988-94) in Stuttgart and Hohenheim


Professional carreer

  • Chair of Landscape Ecology at Dresden University of Applied Sciences (HTW)  (since 2015)
  • Research stay at the Concordia University, Department of Geography, Planning & Environment, in Montreal, Kanada (10-11/2014)
  • Private lecturer at Rostock University (since 2013)
  • Head of the professional group "Landscape ecology and Landscape planning" at IÖR (since 2011)
  • Lectureships at Technical University Dresden, Rostock University and Dresden University of Applied Sciences (since 2002)
  • DAAD Research scholarship at the VÁTI Magyar Regionális Fejlesztési és Urbanisztika Társaság, Budapest in Ungarn (2002)
  • Project manager at the Leibniz-Instutite of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IÖR) (since 1995)
  • Employee at an office for landscape planning in Waiblingen, 1992-95



  • Board member of International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) - Regional Chapter Germany



Last changed: 24.01.2019