Niklas Völkening, M.Sc.

Niklas Völkening, M. Sc.

Research Associate

Tel.: +49 821 598 - 2763
Room: 2038, Building B
Office hours: Thursday 1:15 – 2:00 pm

Research activities

Subject of dissertation

„Effects of commodification of (post-)socialist legacies on Cuban identities“ (working title)


Areas of activities

  • Geographical Transition and Development Research
  • Postcolonial / Postsocialist Studies
  • Geographical Tourism Research
  • Place Branding / City Branding
  • Methods of Empirical Social Research and Statistics
  • Regional Focus: Cuba, Latin America


  • Founding member of the regional panel “Schwaben” of the German Association of Applied Geography (DVAG)
  • Member of the Research Group “Site Management”
  • Association of Geographers at German Universities (VGDH)