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Heidrun Moschitz
(Dr.sc. ETH)

Department of Socio-Economic Sciences
Group lead Society and Innovation
Ackerstrasse 113
CH-5070 Frick

Phone +41 (0)62 865-7214

Moschitz Heidrun

Activity areas

  • Group lead Society and Innovation
  • Rural sociology
  • Urban Food Systems
  • Policy networks

Completed projects

Training / professional career

  • Since 2017 Theme Leader "Agriculture & Society"
  • Since 2002 Scientific collaborator at the Department of Socioeconomics FiBL
  • 2005 - 2008 PhD studies on Policy Networks of the Organic Sector in Europe, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich
  • 2001 - 2002 Agricultural Policy Officer at the "Bund der Deutschen Landjugend"
  • 1994 - 2001 Studies in Agricultural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Membership in advisory bodies / other activities


Publications in Database Organic Eprints

Selected publications

  • Moschitz, H. (2017). "Where is urban food policy in Switzerland? A frame analysis." International Planning Studies: 1-15.
  • Moschitz, H. (2017). "Eine neue Beziehung zwischen Stadt und Land?" Ökologie & Landbau 2017(3): 16-19.
  • Moschitz, H. and C. Kueffer (2016). "Urban Agriculture: Passing Fad or New Prospects for Agriculture and Cities?" GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 25(2): 128-130.
  • Moschitz, H., A. Hrabalova and M. Stolze (2016). "Dynamics of Policy Networks. The Case of Organic Farming Policy in the Czech Republic." Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning 18(4): 406-425.
  • Moschitz, H., Roep, D., Brunori, G., Tisenkopfs, T. (2015) Learning and Innovation Networks for Sustainable Agriculture: Processes of Co-evolution, Joint Reflection and Facilitation. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 21 (1), pp. 1-11
  • Moschitz, H. and Home, R. (2014) Studying learning and innovation networks – a conceptual and methodological framework. Action Research, 12(4), pp- 392-409
  • Moschitz, H. (2013) From Project Management to Process Management - Effectively Organising Transdisciplinary Projects. GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 22 (3), pp. 211-213.
  • Moschitz, H. und Stolze, M. (2010) The influence of policy networks on policy output. A comparison of organic farming policy in the Czech Republic and Poland. Food Policy, 35 (3), pp.247-255
  • Heidrun Moschitz (2008): Organic Farming Policy Networks in Europe. Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau. ISBN 978-3-03736-029-3