Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

30 years of the Faculty of Forests and Environment - Celebrate with us!


The faculty of Forest and Environment celebrates its 30th anniversary, to which we cordially invite you! The celebration will take place on the forest campus of the University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde!

Among other things, you can expect celebratory lectures in the morning and exciting insights and visions for the future from graduates from our five degree programmes and 30 years of faculty in the afternoon. You can also look forward to other great activities such as wood logging with horses, archery and our culinary offerings!

Programme details 




10.00 – 10:15


Prof. Dr. Matthias Barth (President of the University) & Prof. Dr. Tobias Cremer (Dean Faculty of Forest and Environment)

10:15 - 10:45

Presentation: 30 years of Faculty of Forest and Environment: Farewell and new beginning // Prof. Dr. Tobias Cremer (Dean), Prof. Dr. Carsten Mann (Vice Dean)

10:45 – 12:15

Lecture & Discussion

Climate change and its interaction with the hydrological cycle and vegetation // Dr. Fred Hattermann (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)

Impact of climate change and biodiversity loss on boreal and arctic ecosystems // Dr. Eike Müller (Randsfjordmuseet / Høyskole i Innlandet)



13:30 – 13.50

Insights into the faculty / Student Council of the Faculty of Forest & Environment

13:50 – 15:30

Graduate Presentations: Forests in a global context

Forestry (B.Sc.): Martin Schmitt (Märkerforst), Susann Bender (Thünen-Institut)
International Forest Ecosystem Management (B.Sc.): Jenny Rust (GIZ), Eric Fee (UBA/ BMWi)


Forest Information Technology (M.Sc.) Maria Perles Garcia (iDiv), Valentin Stefan (iDiv)
Forestry System Transformation (M.Sc.): Stephan Playfair (
Foundation for Forest Management and Production Control Paramaribo, Suriname), Stefan Scharfe (MIYA e.V.)
Global Change Management (M.Sc.): Adriana Valenzuela J (Global Center on Adaptation) & Sönke Kreft (The Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII))


From 15:30

Whole afternoon

Social gathering and music by graduate bands

Campus Tour (meeting point in front of house 11)

Guided tour with the Landeswaldoberförsterei Chorin (meeting at exit towards the forest at the parking garage)

Poster Session by students of the FIT programme (M.Sc.)

18 Uhr

End of the event

Programme Flyer DOWNLOAD

The celebrations will take place on 30th September 2022 starting at 10 am on the forest campus of the University for Sustainable Development
(Alfred-Möller-Straße 1 I 16225 I Eberswalde).


Registration for the 30th anniversary of the faculty

Here you have the opportunity to register for the 30th anniversary celebration of the faculty of forest and environment! Since part of the programme will take place in the Wilhelm-Pfeil-Auditorium of the forest campus, registration is required. To the other programme highlights on the forest campus visitors will have access without registration!

For registration, simply send an e-mail with your name and, if applicable, institution to dekanatfb1@hnee.de // Subject: Anniversary Registration

[Since the event will be broadcast online, please also let us know in your registration if you will be on site or participating online).