Katharina Sophie Stanzel

"While we teach, we learn" (Seneca)

Research interests:

Behaviour of ruminants (especially dairy cows), pastoral systems and societies, pasture systems, dairy cattle husbandry systems, international agriculture, organic/extensive agriculture

Since 2019: Teacher for special tasks & research assistant
Teaching of methodological skills for scientific writing, multimedia skills and internat. animal husbandry

Teaching activities:

  • Qualität tierischer Erzeugnisse [B.Agr. 0333]
  • Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten und Präsentieren [B.Agr. 0392]

  • Livestock-based sustainable land use [M.SIA.A13M, in English]
  • Scientific Writing in Natural Sciences [M.SIA.A15M, in English]

Scientific career:

  • 2016-2018 Research Assistant, Department of Farm Animal Sciences, Department of Farm Animal Systems, Georg-August-University Göttingen

  • 2015 M. Sc. Sustainable International Agriculture (Focus: International Organic Agriculture), Georg-August-University Göttingen & University of Kassel

  • 2011 B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences, Justus Liebig University Giessen

Research stays:

  • 2013 Thailand: Thailand: agricultural study excursion (two weeks)

  • 2013 Mongolia: research stay (three month) in the Altai Mountains as part of the data acquisition for the master's thesis (Management and movement of dairy cows in summer pasture in Bulgan Soum, Western Mongolia)

  • 2015 Myanmar:agricultural study excursion (two weeks)


Society for the Conservation of Old and Endagered livestock breeds (GEH e. V.)