Jonas' reserach interests encompass qualitative social research and transdisciplinary research.
Further competencies include moderation and process design. He is also an education consultant for social-ecological transformation.
Jonas Bothe studied Environmental Sciences, Economics (B.Sc.) and Sustainable Development (M.Sc.) at Leuphana University Lüneburg as well as at the University of Leipzig with stays abroad at Utrecht University and the University of Graz. He was part of the coordination team of the 4th International Degrowth Conference on Ecological Sustainability and Social Justice 2014 in Leipzig. He then worked as an education officer for Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie. Within ZOE, he has been responsible for education and capacity building since 2017.