About us

History of ifeu

ifeu has been undertaking environmental research and providing a consultancy service for more than 40 years.
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How we see ourselves

ifeu undertakes transdisciplinary research and provides a target-based consultancy service in response to urgent sustainability issues.



Organisational structure

ifeu is organized as a non-profit limited company (gemeinnützige GmbH) and is headed by a scientific board and three managing directors.


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ifeu is a member of the Ecological Research Network (Ecornet). Ecornet’s aim is to open up the scientific disciplines to respond to the socio-ecological issues of the 21st century. Find out more about our partner institutes here.