Martina Schmitt

Research Fellow

Sustainable Production and Consumption
Research Unit Innovation Labs
Martina Schmitt
+49 202 2492-128
+49 202 2492-108

Education and Academic Training

  • 2003 degree in studies of social science at the University GH Wuppertal
  • Until 1980 Vocational education as a clerk at the pension office, Karlsruhe

Professional Experience

  • Since 2003 Research fellow at the Wuppertal Institute in the Division Sustainable Production and Consumption
  • Since 2000 Freelance activity for the Institute of Education and Culture e.V., Remscheid and for the Institute for Cultural Policy of the Association for Cultural Policy e.V., Bonn
  • 1993 Student assistant at the Wuppertal Institute in the working group "System Analysis and Simulation", "New Models of Wealth" and in the energy division
  • 1980 - 1991 Administration clerk at the pension office Karlsruhe

Professional Focus

  • Sustainability indicators and social Hot-Spot-Analysis
  • Empirical social research, focus: development and realisation of guided interviews
  • Education for sustainability
  • Regional alliances for Sustainability: drivers and barriers


  • Since 2000 Working committee women of the working association comprehension of nature, Forum for Environment and Development
  • Since 1997 German-Indian Society