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

2014-01-12

Conference „Tourism and Transition in a Time of Change”

The IGU Commission on Tourism, Leisure and Global Change with the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS, Polish Geographical Society and GEOGRAPHIA POLONICA journal to organize the conference “Tourism and Transition in a Time of Change”. 

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2013-12-12

IGU Regional Conference

The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences is co-organising the thematic sessions of research papers during the IGU Regional Conference in Kraków, Poland, 18-22 August 2014.

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2013-07-16

Warsaw Regional Forum 2013

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS together with Ministry of Regional Development of the Republic of Poland, Polish Geographical Society and Digital Repository of Scientific Institutes invite on Warsaw Regional Forum 2013 - Territorial capital - concepts, indicators & policy (8-12 October 2013, Warsaw).

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2012-09-08

New web portal of IGSO PAS

On 1 October 2012 the English version of a new web portal of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS has been launched. The old version of the website functioned several years. It was time to change the form, content, functionality and website appearance.

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