Working at the Department of Environmental Law and Participation at UfU since 2021. Prior to that, research assistant at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) in the Department of Economic and Technological Change in Bonn. Bachelor in Nutrition and Food Science and Master in Agricultural and Food Economics with focus on development policy and environmental and resource economics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Development policy experience through an internship at GIZ in the sector project Agricultural Policy and Food Security and a one-month stay at a Kolping Group work camp in Tanzania. From 2018 to 2021 volunteer social media manager at INFINITY Bonn.

Since 2022, he also supports UfU in press and public relations in managing the website and social media channels and editing the UfU newsletter.


Climate Protection through Energy Plants (CPEP 2): Energy Crops on Post-Mining Sites in Vietnam (2020 – 2025)

Nature-based Solutions to strengthen climate resilience of Urban Regions in Central Vietnam (2019 – 2024)

Projekt 4646 – Klimawandel in der Landwirtschaft, Lebensmittelsicherheit und Know-how-Transfer zwischen Deutschland und der Republik Kasachstan (2022-2023)

Fachtagung „Architektur & Biologische Vielfalt“ (2021 – 2023)

Capacity building for the strategic promotion of young professionals in the environmental sector in the Republic of Moldova (2020 – 2023)

Fachkongress und Praxisleitfaden „Umweltgerechtigkeit umsetzen in Berliner Quartieren“ (2022 – 2023)



Celtikoglu, S., Reck, A., Müller, N., Zschiesche, M. (2023). Wahrnehmung des Klimawandels in Kasachstan aus der Sicht kasachischer Landwirt:innen. Unabhängiges Institut für Umweltfragen. Berlin.

Müller, N.; Donges, L. (2023): Umwelt(un)gerechtigkeit in Berlin – Umweltbelastungen treffen Neukölln härter als Steglitz-Zehlendorf. In: UfU Informationen Ausgabe 9/2023

Müller, Niklas; Stolpe, Fabian; Dao, Trang; Konopatzki, Patrick (2023): Cultivating energy crops on former mining sites: A sustainable option for bioenergy use in Vietnam? – UfU Paper #01/2023 (PDF), Unabhängiges Institut für Umweltfragen. Berlin.

Stolpe, Fabian; Hoang, Thi Binh Minh; Wozny, Nicole; Nguyen, Dac Hoang Long; Pham, Thi Anh Thu; Müller, Niklas; Dao, Thi Minh Trang; Vo, Kim Ylan; Scheuer, Sebastian; Nguyen, Ngoc Tung; Nguyen, Phong Canh; Kovac, Sarah (2022): Handout: GreenCityLabHue: Nature-based solutions for climate adaptation in the city of Hue.

Environmental Law & Participation

Press and Public Relations

Research Associate