Department of Geography and Planning
The Department of Geography and Planning was established in July 2022 as one of the departments of the newly established Institute of Sustainable Development by splitting the Department of Economic Geography, Geoeconomics and Sustainable Development, which was established at the end of 2015.
The Department of Economic Geography, founded by noted geographer and former prime minister of Hungary, Pál Teleki in 1920.
The mission of the Department is to conduct research in the fields of spatial planning, regional studies and geostrategy to provide knowledge regarding spatial, developmental issues to students of the University’s business, economics and social science programmes. The basis for this is a cooperative, multi- and interdisciplinary scientific approach.
Our PhD student participated in the NEURUS Fellows programme in the USA
The Spring Seminar of the NEURUS Fellows program took place on the 14 and 15 of April 2023 at the University o (…)
From Carrie’s house to Teca’s pub – popular films attract tourists
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What are the cities of the Global South like and how do they develop?
In the future, most of the urban growth will take place in the Global South. But what are the similarities and (…)
Really Trapped in the Heat?
Dr. János Balázs Kocsis, associate professor of our department, has published a study as co-author.
Prestigious international publication
Dr. Erzsébet Nováky, professor emeritus of our department, has published a study as co-author.