04/04/2023 | Neuberufene

Prof. Dr. Bettina König

New at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences

Image: PhinePhoto-Berlin | Janet Voß

Dr. Bettina König took up the professorship "Sustainability Management in the International Food Industry" in April 2023. The agricultural scientist was a junior research group leader at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and project manager at the University for Sustainable Development in Eberswalde. She helped establish interdisciplinary Institutes at both locations - the IRI THESys (Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems) and the Sustainability Transformation Transfer Research Center.

She completed her doctorate at the Humboldt University in Berlin on "Obstacles to the conversion of vegetable farms to organic farming methods" and then carried out interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research on sustainability innovations at various locations. In Kassel, she is planning research, teaching and transfer on innovative practices for designing and organizing sustainable food systems and their interfaces with other sectors.