Ellena Brandner

PhD Student

Economic Geography

+41 31 684 52 69
Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Geography
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Current research project

Cores in the mountain periphery: A longitudinal study of urban-rural linkages in the context of multifunctional hubs and in-migration processes in the Swiss Alps (SNF-Project)


Research interests

  • Urban-rural linkages

  • Core-periphery dynamics

  • Migration processes in mountain areas

Work Experience
01/20 - 08/22
Research assistant at the Chair of Economic Geography and Tourism Research, LMU Munich
10/21 - 02/22
Tutor for the course "Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Thematic Cartography", LMU Munich
05/19 - 09/19
Intern at the Institute for Regional Development, EURAC Research Bolzano
2022 Master of Science "Humangeography and Sustainability", LMU München
2021 Bachelor of Science Geographie / Soziologie, LMU München
2019 1st state examination for the teaching profession at secondary schools Geography / German / History / Sport, LMU Munich