Dr. Dorothea Schostok


Future Energy and Industry Systems
Research Unit International Energy Transitions
Dorothea Schostok
+49 202 2492-227
+49 202 2492-198

Education and Academic Training

  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer. oec.) Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal, Graduation April 2018
  • Master-Degree in Economics and Business Administration (Dipl. Oec., M.B.A.), Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal

Professional Experience

  • Since 10/2012 Wuppertal Institute
  • Since 10/2006 freelance moderator

Research Focus

  • Sustainability strategies, sustainability indicators, governance
  • Sustainable management, corporate social responsibility
  • Decarbonisation as business and economic development
  • Strategic innovation management
  • Multi-stakeholder engagement


  • Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Technology Assessment & Sustainability (since WS 2018/19)
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Akademie für ArbeitnehmerWeiterbildung, Sustainability-Governance (since 2014)
  • HfWU Nuertingen-Geislingen University, Environmental Protection (SS 2015)