Dr. Merja Hoppe

Senior lecturer; member of the institute’s directorate, project manager

Zurich University of Applied Sciences/Institute of Sustainable Development INE


Dr Merja L Hoppe works in research for the Institute for Sustainable Development at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW in Switzerland. Her field of research is Sustainable Development with special focus on Sustainable Transport Systems, where she is heading a research team at her institute since 2010. Besides research also teaching and advice for policy and planning within the mentioned fields are part of her and the teams work. Before joining ZHAW she worked in the financial sector as a senior economist at the Economic Research department of Credit Suisse in Zurich. Merja holds a PhD in Geography with focus on regional economy, while she did her master with focus on natural sciences of Geoecology.