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Lukas Spatz, M.Sc

Lukas Spatz, M.Sc.

Research Assistant

Foto: Henrike Alm

Telephone: 0641 / 99-22692

Secretariat: 0641 / 99-22581 (Please contact Ms. Raith only in urgent cases)

E-Mail: Lukas.Spatz


Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Fachbereich Wirtschaftwissenschaften

Professur für Datenökonomie, VWL X

Licher Str. 66, Room 3

35394 Gießen

Office hours:

At the moment, consultation hours can only be offered via web conferencing.

Please arrange an appointment in advance by E-Mail.

Fields of Research

  • Research on Spatial Factors of Subjective Well-Being
  • Urban Landscape Structure and (Mental) Health
  • Geographical Psychology
  • Transformation Policies

Academic Activities

  • Since 2022
    Student Assistant at the Chair for Data Economics (VWL X)
  • 2021 - 2022
    Research Assistant at bulwiengesa AG
  • 2020
    Student Assistant at RUN - Rettungswesen und Notfallmedizin GmbH
  • 2019
    Student Assistant at Spiekermann & Wegener Stadt - und Regionalforschung

Academic Education

  • Since 2022
    External PhD-Program, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • 2019 - 2021
    Master of Science in Economic Geography, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2018 - 2019
    Study of Spatial Planning (M.Sc.), Technische Universität Dortmund
  • 2015 - 2018
    Bachelor of Science in Geography with Minors in Economics und Law, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2014 - 2015
    Study of Geography (B.Sc.), University of Greifswald


  • Theses (Bachelor und Master)

Research Activities

  • 02/2024 Conference contribution "Geography and Life Satisfaction –The impact of local factors on subjective well-being and its dependence on personal characteristics", International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS)
    2024 Winter Virtual Conference: Recent Developments in Well-Being and Quality of Life Studies
  • 12/2023 Conference contribution "Influences of land use structure on well-being within the context of urban areas"GESIS Workshop on Earth Observation Data in the Social Sciences
  • Winning of the Planetary Futures Competition Vol II: for a pending application on a third-party funding project together with Prof. Dr. Mirjam Stockburger from the Panel on Planetary Thinking.
  • 07/2023 Conference contribution "Influences of land use structure on well-being within the context of urban areas", 8th Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions Conference 2023 (NEST).