Dr. Julia C. Terrapon-Pfaff

Co-Head of Research Unit International Energy Transitions

Julia C. Terrapon-Pfaff
Tel.:+49 202 2492-309

Education and Academic Training

  • Studies of applied geography, business administration, public law and European studies at the University Trier, Germany
  • PhD in Regional and Environmental Science at the University of Trier, Germany

Professional Experience

  • Since 10/2013 Research fellow at Wuppertal Institute
  • 2013 Visiting Researcher, University Liège, Belgium
  • 2010 - 2012 Consultant at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2010 - 2014 PhD student at the Wuppertal Institute
  • 2008 - 2009 McKinsey & Company Berlin, Germany

Research Focus

  • Renewable energies in emerging and developing countries
  • Sustainable development
  • Decision support and strategy development for the energy system transformation towards sustainability
  • Monitoring and evaluation


  • Reviewer for the Journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews; Energy Policy; Journal of Cleaner Production; Resources
  • Since 2016 regular supervision of master thesis

Please note: Publications before August 2011 are registered under her maiden name Julia C. Pfaff.

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