Katharina Bettin - PhD Student

Research interest


  • Biodiversity/nature conservation in agricultural landscape
  • Grassland management and its influence on grassland plant species composition
  • Dairy farming strategies and its influence on phytodiversity (at farm level) in permanent grassland
  • Animal welfare (ruminants)



Research Project

biodiversity and dairy production: Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy from 2020: perspectives and recommendations for improved grassland biodiversity by adapted production strategies with reduced concentrate input in dairy farming systems



Short CV:

since 2018: PhD researcher, Georg-August-University Göttingen

Topic: Production strategies of dairy farms and consequences for biodiversity in permanent grasslands

2015 - 2018: MSc Agricultural science, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

Thesis: Land use change in Thuringian Forest nature park and its effects on plant species composition in permanent grassland

2011 - 2015: BSc Organic Ariculture, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen,

Thesis: Changes in Management conditions of reindeer […] with regard to animal welfare

Publications