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Prof. h.c. Dr. Anna Hersperger



cheffe de groupe, membre du Conseil de direction


Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HL E 37


Research Interests

  • Digital transformation of planning.

  • Spatial planning and landscape planning: instruments and processes.

  • Land-use conflicts and conflicting landscape services.

  • Driving forces and actors of land change and urbanisation.

  • Sprawl.

  • Multifunctional periurban landscapes.

  • Spatial adjacencies and interactions in spatial planning.




Harvard University, USA


Master of Environmental Planning

Arizona State University, USA


Dipl. Kulturingenieurin ETH

ETH Zürich



Scientific and Practical Career


Member of Directors Board, WSL

2019 - present

Group leader Landscape Ecology Group, WSL

2011 - present

Awarded honorary professorship at the University of Bucharest


Group leader Landscape Management, WSL

2006 - 2010

Researcher at the WSL

2002 - 2006

Post Doc at the Department of Environmental Sciences, ETH Zürich

2001 - 2002

Researcher at the NSL (formerly ORL Institute), ETH Zürich

1994 - 1995

Researcher at the NSL (formerly ORL Institute), ETH Zürich

1991 - 1992

Engineer at Emch & Berger AG Aarau, Aarau, Ingenieure & Planer

1989 - 1991


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