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...)
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)".
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.
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).
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.
The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and the City of Warsaw cordially invites you to participate in the conference on "Governing social diversity in Warsaw - problems and prospects", which will be held in Warsaw on 14-15 May 2015.
Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS together with Ministry of Infrastructure and Development of the Republic of Poland and Polish Geographical Society invite on Warsaw Regional Forum 2015 - "Territorial uncertainty and vulnerability as a challenge for urban and regional policy" (14-16 October 2015, Warsaw).
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”.