Member of SRL, Association of Town and Regional Planners in Germany

Registered Member of the Chamber of Architects, Berlin

Capacity WORKS accredited

From 1998 onwards

Acting partner insar consult

Responsible for urban planning, integrated urban development and municipal and regional consultancy. Expert and Consultancy activities for different international development agencies.

From 09/2013 onwards

Professor for Urbanism and Planning at the University of Applied Science in Lübeck, Germany


10/2009 - 09/2013

Project manager, Head of Action Field Urban Development

Megacity Research Project Ho Chi Minh City - Integrative Urban and Environmental Planning Framework - Adaptation to Climate Change (BMBF Future Megacities Programm)


08/2009 - 09/2013

Visiting Professor for Urban planning and design, Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Town Planning, University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

03/2008 -  09/2009

Guest Professor for Urban Renewal and Planning Theory, Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Town Planning, University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

2006 – 2008

various teaching assignments and teaching activities e.g. for the Université du Québec à Montréal, international DAAD-Summer school for urban renewal in Damaskus, Syria and Cairo, Egypt and the BTU Cottbus

08/2003 - 04/2004

SSA-Consultant, United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo; Mitrovica, Kosovo

From 03/2002 to 08/2005 (part time)

Research on Urban Planning and Design with a focus on urban transformation processes, urban redevelopment and new strategies for urban development at the Institute of Urban Development and Design, University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

From 07/1996 to 07/2001

Scientific assistant / Assistant professor, Institute of Urban Development and Design, University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

Lecturing in Urban and Regional planning, Urban design and Urban Renewal for students in the courses of Architecture and Town and Regional Planning

From 07/1993 to 07/1996

Urban Planner / Team leader, Office for regional development strategies - Stroschein, Berlin, Germany

Team leader for Urban Development Projects and Regional Development Strategies (Urban development concept Rathenow - City on the Water, Project development for the URBAN program of the EU "Bahnhofsvorstadt Brandenburg", Urban Development concept for housing in Brandenburg an der Havel, "Metropolitan region North-West"- development strategy for the northern metropolitan area of Berlin


University of Rouen, European Institute of Architecture and Planning, France

Diplôme d'Université Aménagement et Projet Urbain (European Diploma for Spatial Planning and Urban Projects)


University of Technology Berlin, Graduate Engineer Town and Regional Planning


Institute of Architecture, University of Venice; Italy

Studies on Architecture and Urbanism

Jury membership

Urban Design competition „Weiße Stadt“, Oranienburg;

Jury Member; March 2013

Urban Design Competition „Entwicklungsbereich Bornstedter Feld / Quartier Rote Kaserne West“, Potsdam;

Member of the selecting committee; September 2012

Ideas and Design Competition station environment Brandenburg Havel;

Jury Member; February 2010

Approval Process „Jahnschulviertel Wittenberge“;

Jury Chairman; October 2010

„Effizienzhaus – Energieeffizienz und gute Architektur“ dena competition;

Jury Member; June 2009

"Stadt bauen. Stadt leben." National Award for integrated urban development and Building Culture of the BMBVS; Member of the jury „Integriert und regional handeln – Entwicklung von Stadt, Region und Landschaft“; Jury Member; May 2009

„Lücken nutzen – Eine Chance für die Innenstadt“  Competition of the Ministry of Infrastructure and spacial planning; Head of Jury; May 2009


Max Grünebaum award 2002

for outstanding projects at the University of Technology Cottbus, Germany

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Frank Schwartze




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