Dr. Tobias Matusch




office: Czernyring 22/11-12, room 403


phone: +49 6221.477.772

fax: +49 6221.477.769




since 07/2017

Research Associate (General Manager) of the UNESCO Chair on World Heritage and Biosphere Reserve Observation and Education

06/2015 – 06/2017

Development Advisor at the Vietnam National University of Forestry - Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) for the “Programme on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Forest Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Vietnam” - organizational and human capacity development, establishment of an international master program on „Tropical Forestry“


PhD graduation (Dr. rer. nat) at the University Greifswald; Topic: Cost-effective and comparable monitoring components – an interdisciplinary approach based on remote sensing, landscape structure assessment and social research for Bach Ma National Park, Vietnam

04/2013 – 12/2014

Scientific assistant at the University of Greifswald, Department of Cartography and GIS – support of research and third-party funds, teaching, polyvalent GIS exercises

04/2010 – 03/2013

PhD-scholarship from the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at the University Greifswald

01/2010 – 03/2010


Scientific assistant at the University Greifswald, Department of Sustainability Science and Applied Geography – analysis of satellite data for a case study report for the biosphere reserve Schorfheide-Chorin

10/2009 – 12/2009

Scientific-technical assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde, Faculty of Landscape Management and Nature Conservation – concept of a nature conservation monitoring in the National Park Unteres Odertal

02/2007 – 06/2007

Semester abroad at the Utrecht University (Netherlands)

10/2003 – 11/2009

Studies in Geography (Diploma) – University Greifswald; minor subjects: geology, botany, ecology, business studies (pre-diploma)


Focus of research:         


  • Earth Observation / GIS
  • Protected Area Management & Sustainable Forest Management
  • Monitoring of Protected Areas
  • Capacity Development
  • Southeast Asia (especially Vietnam)












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