The Rector

The Rector

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Radtke

* 1955

Academic Degrees and Qualifications
1988

Habilitation at the University of Düsseldorf Thesis: "Marine Terrassen und das Problem der Meeresspiegelschwankungen - Fallstudien aus Chile, Argentinien und Barbados", Düsseldorf

1983

Doctorate at the University of Düsseldorf Thesis: Genese und Altersbestimmung der marinen Terrassen zwischen Civitavecchia und Monte Argentario (Mittelitalien) unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Elektro-Spin-Resonanz-Altersbestimmungsmethode

1974-1980

Studies of Biology, Geography and History at the University of Düsseldorf

Academic career
2013

Professor for Global Change, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen

1993

Full Professor for Physical Geography, Chair (C4), Department of Geography, University of Cologne

1992

Professor at the Technical University of Karlsruhe and offers of the Universities of Bamberg and Zurich (Switzerland)

1980 - 1992

Employee at the Department of Geography at the University of Düsseldorf

Academic self-administration
2005-2007

Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Cologne

1999-2001 and 2001-2003

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Cologne

Since 1 April 2008

Rector of the University of Duisburg-Essen

Honours and Awards
since 2004

Member of the LEOPOLDINA (German Academy of Sciences)

1990

Staatspreis Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine Westfalia award, 100,000 DM)

1989

University award of the University of Düsseldorf for the best Habilitation 1987-1989