Whole our science, in the comparison with the reality, is primitive and childish.
But still it is the most valuable thing which we possess.

Albert Einstein

Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences (IGSO PAS) was founded in 1953 (initially as the Institute of Geography PAS). The Institute is an important research centre in Poland in the fields of socio-economic geography, physical geography as well as spatial organization. Within the framework of the Institute, the Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection is operating, this being one of the largest library centres of the kind in the world. (more...)

News, events

2018-12-15

“Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe” ESPON project results available

The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences participated in the ESPON research project “Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe (COMPASS)” in 2016-2018. We invite you to read the results.

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2018-12-04

New ESPON project "Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BT2050)"

The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences participates in the implementation of the ESPON project (European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion) entitled "Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BT2050)".

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2018-08-02

International Conference UTCI - 10 YEARS OF APPLICATION

In 1999 at the ISB Congress in Sydney the Commission for developing the Universal Thermal Climate Index UTCI was established. In 2009 special COST Action 730 „Towards a universal thermal climate index UTCI for assessing the thermal environment of the human being” has successfully completed the work proposing UTCI as a new tool in biometeorological and bioclimatic research.

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2017-06-09

Warsaw Regional Forum 2017

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, together with the Ministry of Development Republic of Poland, Committee of Geographical Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences and Polish Geographical Society invite on Warsaw Regional Forum 2017 - "Space of Flows" (18-20 October 2017, Warsaw).

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2016-12-07

Conference "Governing Urban Diversity"

The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences cordially invites you to participate in the conference on "Governing Urban Diversity", which will be held in Rotterdam on 8-10 February 2017.

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