Dr. Birgit Lode

Project Leader ELIAS
+49 331 28822-359


IASS Projects

Research Interests

  • International and European Environmental Law & Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development
  • United Nations

Current focus

  • International and European Climate Law & Policy
  • Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Sustainable Cities

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014-present: Member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Steering Committee
  • 2012-present: Project Leader within SIWA Cluster at IASS Potsdam, Germany
  • 2011-2012: Associate, Global Issues Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin, Germany
  • 2007-2011: Research Assistant and Lecturer, Chair of International, European and Public Law, School of Law, Technical University Dresden, Germany
  • 2010: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship for PhD research studies at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington, DC, USA

Selected Publications prior to joining the IASS

Further Information

Selected Lectures and Speeches

  • since 2013: Guest Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Potsdam, Germany
    "European and International Environmental Law"
  • 2012-present: Guest Lecturer, Technical University Dresden, Germany
  • Lectures on International Environmental Law, the Bretton Woods Institutions, and the World Bank Group's Environmental and Social Policies and Practice
  • Seminar on Current Developments in International Environmental Law

Honors and Awards

  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship for PhD research studies in Washington, DC, USA
  • Association of Friends and Sponsors of TU Dresden e.V., travel grant for PhD research studies at the World Bank in Paris, France