Dr. Elke Koser

2001 – presentSelf-employed expert in the field of material damage to buildings, of which 2004-2008 experience on the Asian labour market /Singapore, Hong Kong

1994 – 2000Scientific assistant at the Mineralogical Institute of the Technical University of Karlsruhe in the special research area "Preservation of historically significant structures

1993Doctorate, Mineralogical Institute of the Technical University of Hanover

1989Degree in Mineralogy (Diploma), Technical University of Hanover


  • Since 2016 scientific assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe in the field of teaching and innovative projects.
  • Lecturer at the TU Kaiserslautern for the Department of Civil Engineering with the topic of natural stone structures and monument preservation since the winter semester 2013/14.
  • Lecturer at the HFT Stuttgart for building materials science from winter semester 2014/15 onwards
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Konstanz for building materials science and preservation of historical monuments from summer semester 2015
  • Collaboration with architects, engineers, art historians, chemists in many projects
    Scientific lecturer at the Fraunhofer Institute (IRB) Stuttgart and at the Technical Academy Esslingen / Sarnen (CH)
  • Lectures for further education events
  • Compilation of the book "Restaurationsmörtel in der Denkmalpflege" (Restoration Mortar in the Conservation of Monuments) together with the Fraunhofer IRB
  • Contributions to many trade magazines (RESTAURO, WTA, Naturstein)
  • Founding member of the association "Erhalten historischer Bauwerke e.V." (Preservation of historical buildings) with headquarters in Karlsruhe
  • Written and spoken English, basic knowledge of Chinese and French