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demography educator

Herwig Birg, demography educator. Recipient August-Lösch award City of Heidenheim, Germany, 1986. Fellow Academy Spatial Research and Regional Planning; member International Union for Science Study of Population, European Association for Population Studies, German Group International Regional Science Association (past president), German Association for Science Study of Population (president).

Background

Birg, Herwig was born on January 4, 1939 in Heufeld, Yugoslavia. Arrived in Germany, 1949. Son of Anton and Rosa (Lautschlager) Birg.

Education

Student, University Stuttgart, Germany. Student, University Ulm, Germany. Diploma, Free University Berlin, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, Free University Berlin, 1971. Habiltation, Technology University Berlin, 1980.

Career

Tutor Free University of Berlin, 1967-1968. Fellow German Institute Economic Research, Berlin, 1968-1980. Lecturer Free University and Technology University, 1968-1980.

Professor, chair demography University Bielefeld, Germany, since 1981, director Institute Population Research and Social Policy Germany, since 1981.

Membership

Fellow Academy Spatial Research and Regional Planning. Member International Union for Science Study of Population, European Association for Population Studies, German Group International Regional Science Association (past president), German Association for Science Study of Population (president).

Connections

Married Ursula Gorr, January 17, 1969.

father:
Anton Birg

mother:
Rosa (Lautschlager) Birg

spouse:
Ursula Gorr