Jana Rasch


Energy, Transport and Climate Policy
Research Unit Urban Transitions
Jana Rasch
Tel.:+49 202 2492-298

Education and Academic Training

  • 2014 - 2019 Certificate study for an interdisciplinary Open University degree in environmental science (degree: Environmental Manager; Open University of Hagen)
  • 2009 - 2010: Semester abroad in Besançon/France
  • 2005 - 2011: French, Mathematics, Educational Sciences (Teaching degree for secondary schools; equivalent: Master of Education); University of Wuppertal

Professional Experience

  • Since 2014: Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2012 - 2014: Junior Research Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2011 - 2012: Student and Graduate Research Assistant at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2007 - 2008: Foreign Language Assistant (Cholet/France)

Research Focus

  • Energy Efficiency Policy
  • European Energy and Environmental Policy
  • Local and Regional Climate Policy
  • Sustainable, regional and alternative economies
  • Education and communication for sustainable development
  • Sustainability strategies and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


  • Bochum University of Applied Sciences (Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), since 2019)
  • Junior University in Wuppertal (a children's university under private sponsorship) (realisation of the climate protection training "climate detectives", since 2020)

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