Marius Michel

M.Sc. Public Planning and Participation, Certified Mediator
Marius Michel

Research associate


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Completed projects (selection)

  • RECIPES: REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through Engagement of Stakeholders
  • ZUSKE: The future of sector coupling on a communal level – co-creating, evaluating and acting
  • RiCoRT: Target group specific risk communication requirements during a long-lasting COVID-19 crisis
  • PAN-FIGHT: Fighting pandemics with enhanced risk communication
  • SCORCH: Supportive Risk Awareness and Communication to Reduce impact of Cross-Border Heatwaves

Professional focus

  • Participation processes and public participation
  • Design and facilitation of citizen/public and stakeholder participation
  • Mediation in participation processes
  • Participation in energy transition conflicts

Professional experience and qualifications

  • Since 04/2022 Research Associate at Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) Potsdam, Project DEMOKON - A democratic conflict culture for the energy transition
  • Since 04/2022 Research Associate at DIALOGIK
  • 2022 Master of Science Public Planning and Participation at University of Stuttgart
  • 2021 Certified Mediator (§ 2 ZMediatAusbV)
  • Since 2017 Freelance conception, facilitation, moderation and mediation
  • 2020-2022 Research Assistant at DIALOGIK
  • 2017 Bachelor of Arts Political Science and Public Law at University of Mannheim
  • 2016-2019 Research Assistant at Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), Project ‘Patterns of Law-making in Germany's Multilevel System’
  • 2015-2017 Projects and concepts on the subject of alternative mobility, Mobility Management Unit, City of Heidelberg
  • 2015-2016 Research Assistant at GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences