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Zealand -- Norway
Arabia -- Singapore
Africa -- South
Korea -- Spain
Arab Emirates -- United
to Delaware -- Florida
to Maryland -- Massachusetts
to N. Dakota -- Ohio
to Tennessee -- Texas
of Alternative Geography Departments Listing Sites.
of Worldwide University Listing Sites (all disciplines).
- Australian Defence Force Academy, University College .
Cultures of Nature; Urban Residential Activism; GIS Based Teaching;
Population and Culture in Australia and New Zealand; Globalizing Labor
Markets and State Transformation; Karst Landscapes and Caves.
- Australian National University,
School of Resources, Environment, & Society . Climate Change;
G.I.S. and Earth Observing Systems; Biogeography and Landscape Ecology;
Human Ecology; Environmental Policy and Planning; Agroecology
and Sustainable Farming Systems; Soils and Land Management; Catchment
Assessment and Management.
Queensland University, School of Humanities, Geography Program
. The natural environments of Australia and the conservation of
our environmental and cultural heritage; the cultural geographies of the
Asia-Pacific region; techniques for presenting information in graphic
and cartographic form and for using geographical information systems and
data obtained by remote sensing devices.
- Curtin University of Tehnology, Department of Spatial Sciences .
Geographic Data Visualization; Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS;
Neural Network Classification of GIS. Projects involving Mineral
Exploration, GIS in Health, and GEOMINE Mineral Occurrences.
- James Cook University of North
Queensland, Tropical Environment Studies and Geography. Geographic
and Environmental Resources; Geographic Information Processing; Weather
and Climate; Natural Hazards and Disasters.
- Macquarie University, Division of
Environmental and Life Sciences .
Human Geography; Physical Geography; Geology; Mining/Geophysics.
Multidisciplinary approach to study and research.
University, Department of Geography and Environmental Science.
Environmental Climatology Group; Environmental Science; Centre for
Palynology and Palaeoecology; Centre for
Innovation in Waste Management; Urban Geography; Centre for G.I.S.
- University of
Adelaide, Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies .
Urban, Rural, Social and Population Geography; Economic Geography and
Regional Development; Demographic, Environmental and Social Change in
Asia; GIS and Remote Sensing; Hydrology and Geomophology;
- University of Melbourne,
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. Geography;
Environmental Studies; Development and Social Research Methods;
Environmental Policy and Management; Geomorphology and Hydrology; Water
Resources Management; Palaeoecology; Biogeography and Plant Ecology: GIS-based
strategic planning; Heritage Conservation; Economic, Social and Cultural
- University of New England,
Department of Geography. Rural Life and Planning; Urban Life and
Planning; Development Issues; Biogeography; Climatology and Natural
- University of
New South Wales, Sydney, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental
Sciences. Center for Remote Sensing and GIS; Physical, Human, and
- University of Queensland, School of
Geography, Planning, and Architecture. GIS and Remote Sensing;
Environmental Processes and Management; Urban and Regional Planning;
Regional and Urban Analysis and Policy. Applied Climate Research Unit;
Applied Population Research Unit; Development Planning Program;
Australian Key Centre in Land Information Systems.
- University of Sydney, Division of
Geography . Coastal Environments and Management; Geomorphology and
Environmental Change; Environmental History; Urban Runoff; Economic and
Social Geography of Australia; Cultural Perceptions of the Environment;
Forestry Management; Human Geography of Southeast Asia and the Southwest
Pacific; Papua New Guinea; Thailand; Bali; Bangkok.
- University of Tasmania,
School of Geography and Environmental Studies. Environmental Values;
Energy and Society; Environment and Development; Environmental
Protection; Ecology; Oceanographic Remote Sensing; Photogrammetry; GIS;
Centre for Environmental Studies; Centre for Spatial Information
- University of Western Australia,
School of Earth and Geographical Sciences . Asian Studies;
Biogeography and Ecology; Climatology Coastal Studies; Environmental
Management; GIS; Geomorphology; Marine Science; Political Geography;
Remote Sensing; Urban and Regional Planning.
- University of Wollongong,
School of Resource and Environmental Sciences . combines study from
areas such as Economics, Geography, Law, Philosophy, and Science and
Technology Studies; Quaternary Environmental Change Research Centre;
Geology Research; Human Geography Research Group: Medical Geography;
Population Change; Cultural Landscapes and Economic Restructuring;
Environmental Impact, Management, and Policy.
- The Catholic University of
Louvain, Institute of Geography. Some English available; Center for
Spatial and Urban Analysis, Laboratory of Human and Transport Geography;
Human Ecology; Remote Sensing; Spatial Modeling.
- Free University of Brussels,
Department of Geography . English available; Center for Cartography
and GIS; Ice and Climate; Climatology; Soil Erosion Mapping and
Landscape Studies; Cartography and GIS; Urban Geography and Planning;
- University of Namur,
Department of Geography . French only.
- Université Libre de Bruxelles, L'Institut de Gestion de l'Environnement
et d'Aménagement du Territoire . French only, Géographie Appliquée et Géomarketing .
- University of Liege, Institute of
Geography . Mostly in French; Economic, Human, Regional, Physical
Geography: Climatology, Fluvial Hydrology and Geomorphology, Applied
Geomorphology of Karst Environments; Geomorphology Laboratory; SURFACES
- Cartographic research project; Laboratoire de Climatologie
et de Topoclimatologie .
of Sofia, Faculty of Geology and Geography . English available;
Climatology and Hydrology; Geography of Population and Settlements; Geology
and Paleontology; Geomorphology and Cartography; Landscapes and Environmental
Protection; Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology; Socio-Economic
- Aalborg University, Department
of Development and Planning . English available; Laboratory for GeoInformatics; The Land Management Research Group;
The Urban Planning Research Group; The Traffic Research Group (TRG);
Ecology and Energy Research Group; Research Group Technology and
Society; The International Business Economics Research Unit; GisPlan.
- Roskilde University, Department of
Geography and International Development Studies . English available;
North Atlantic Regional Studies; Urban and Regional Studies; Centre for
Service Studies; Sustainable Development in the Arctic; Sustainable
Agriculture in Semiarid Africa (SASA).
- University of Copenhagen, Institute of
Geography . English available; Agricultural Geography;
Climatology/Microclimatology; Coastal Research; Economic and Social
Geography; Glacial Morphology; Hydrology and Fluvial Processes; Remote
Sensing, Satellite Image Processing and Geographical Information
Systems; Soil Geography; Urban Geography; Wadden
Sea and Estuarine Research.
- University of the
South Pacific, Department of Geography . GIS; Agricultural and Rural
Development in the Developing World; Geomorphology; Quaternary Geology;
Environmental Change; Human-Environment Relationships; Oceanic Islands;
Sea-level Change; Tectonics; Resource Use and Management; Coastal
Fisheries Development; Pacific Island Geography.
- University of Helsinki, Deparment of Geography. Some English available;
GIS; History of Cartography; the Ideabridge
of Oulu, Department of Geography . Some English available; Physical
Geography; Human and Regional Geography; Applied Geography and Regional
Planning; GIS; Geographical Society of Northern Finland.
- University of Tampere,
Department of Regional Studies and Environmental Policy . English
available; Regional Studies; Environmental Policy.
- University of
Turku, Department of Geography . English available; Urban Studies;
the Amazon Project; Laboratory of Computer Cartography.
- University of Vaasa,
Department of Regional Studies . English available; Economic,
Social, Cultural, Population Geography; Political and Settlement
Geography; Urban and Agricultural Geography; Industrial, Energy, Service,
Entrepreneurial, and Transport Geography.
University, Department of Geography . English available; Biogeography;
Environment; Rural and Urban Geography; Economic, Political,
and Historical Geography; Tourism; Desertification Processes; Geology;
Land Theory; Climatology; GIS; Remote Sensing.
- Ben Gurion
University of the Negev, Department of Geography and Environmental
Development . English available; Physical, Cultural, and Political
Geography; Regional Planning; GIS; Remote Sensing.
- Hebrew University,
Department of Geography . English available; Environmental Managment, Planning, and Policy; Physical and
Historical Geography; Institute of Urban and Regional Studies; GIS;
Aerial and Satellite Imagery, GPS.
- University of Haifa, Department of
Geography and Environmental Studies . English available; Remote
Sensing and GIS.
of Latvia, Faculty of Geographical and Earth Sciences . English
available; Didactics in Geography; Economic and Social Geography;
Geomorphology and Paleogeography; Geography of Climate and Water;
Geography of Population and Settlement; Landscape Geography; Regional
Planning and Local Development; Vegetation
and Soil Geography; Environmental Protection; Environmental Science and
- Catholic University of Nijmegen,
Department of Human Geography . Some English available.
- Delft University of Technology, Centre
for Technical Geoscience. English available; Geophysical Imaging;
Geological characterization; Subsurface Engineering; Journal of Seismic
- Eindhoven University, Department of
Architecture, Building, and Planning. Some English available.
- University of Amsterdam,
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
. Some English available; Human Geography; Physical Geography and Soil
Science; Planology and Demography;
- University of Groningen,
Faculty of Spatial Sciences . English available; Economic and
Regional Geography; Planning; Demography.
- University of Utrecht, Faculty of
Geographical Sciences. English available; Human, Urban, Economic,
Physical Geography; Environmental Studies, Policy and Management;
Cartography; GIS and Methods and Techniques; Geomorphology.
- Massey University, Department of
Geography . Physical Geography: Climate Change; Quaternary
Geomorphology; Holocene Coastal Geomorphology, Evolution and
Development; Coastal and Desert Dune Dynamics; Natural Hazards;
Palynology; Human Geography: Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies;
Critical Geographies of the Built Environment; Critical Geographies of
Consumption; Critical Issues of Developing Countries; Cultural Politics
of Space and Place; Gender Issues and Feminist Geographies.
of Auckland, Department of Geography. Undergraduate and graduate
programs, Geomorphology and Hydrology; Environmental Climatology;
Biogeography; Remote Sensing; Geographic Information Systems Lab.
- University of Canterbury,
Department of Geography. Environmental Management; Geographic
Information Technology for Research and Learning Support; Quantitative
and Qualitative Techniques; Geomorphology; Climatology; Hydrology; Urban
and Economic Restructuring; Social Geography; Historical-Cultural
- University of Otago, Department of Geography . Health and
Place; Women in Geography;
- University of Waikato, Department
of Geography, Tourism, and Environmental Planning. Geographic
Information Systems; Remote Sensing; Cartography and Spatial Analaysis; Resource and Environmental Planning;
Population Geography; Feminist Geography; Maori Geography; Geographical
- Victoria University of Wellington,
School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences . Human
Geography; Physical Geography; Master of Development Studies;
- Nelson Mandela
Metropolitan University, Department of Geosciences. In 2005,
three campuses of Port Elizabeth University merged to become NMMU.
The Department houses a substantial world-wide map collection of
approximately 40,000 sheets and an air photograph collection. The
student geographical society provides an additional service to students
through the organisation of field courses to a
variety of places of interest, as well as providing a number of highly
enjoyable social functions. Departmental field courses in the last few
years have visited Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania,
Botswana and Zimbabwe.
University, Environmental and Development Sciences,
Geography and Environmental Studies . English available;
Geomorphology; Economic Geography;
Climatology; Settlement Geography; Hydrology; Climatology; Environmental
Studies; Philosophy of Geography; Urban Geography.
University, Department of Geography . Local and Regional Economic
Development; Electoral Geography; Ethnic Distributions; Land Reform;
Population Dynamics and Use of Natural Resources; Conservation Policies;
Water Resource Management and Environmental Policy; Tourism; Quaternary
Studies and Environmental Change; GIS; Cartographic Unit.
- University of Cape Town, Department of
Environmental and Geographical Sciences . Applied Geomorphology;
Climatology & Climatic Change; Development Studies; Environmental
Change; Environmental Education and Evaluation; Human Environment
Relations; Political Geography; Urban Studies; Palaeogeomorphology.
- University of Natal, Department
of Geographical and Environmental Sciences .
Undergraduate and graduate programs; Cartographic Unit; GIS Laboratory.
- University of
Pretoria, Department of Geography . Sustainable Tourism; Ecotourism;
Spatial Impact of Decision-Making; Quality of Life Studies; Gender
Issues in Geographical Context; Geography in Education; Regional
Development; Sport Recreation and Tourism; Mountain Environments; Polar
and Alpine Environments; Centre for Ecotourism; Southern African
Association of Geomorphologists.
- University of Stellenbosch,
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies . Urban and Development
Studies; Environmental Studies; Geographical Information Systems.
- University of
Witwatersrand, School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental
Studies . Climatology; Environmental Studies; Housing; Urban and
Historical Geography; Development Studies; Industrial Systems;
Urbanization in the Developing World; Urban Agriculture.
- Universidad Complutense de Madrid - Spanish only. Library
resources for Geography and History department. Includes faculty listings,
published theses, graduation plans, and doctoral programs. Links to
other geographic resources on the Web also available.
de Alcala de Henares. In Spanish. GIS, Regional
Geographic Analysis, Urban Planning, Human & Physical Geography,
Remote Sensing, Cartography.
- Universidad de Cantabria,
Department of Geography In Spanish. Physical & Human
geography, Regional Geographic Analysis, Urban Geography, Cartography.
de Extremadura, Departamento de Geografia y Ordenacion del Territorio.
Automated Mapping, GIS, and Satellite Remote Sensing. Updated Meteostat images of Europe. Spanish and
- Universidad de Granada, Departamento de Geodinamica.
Geostatistics, Remote Sensing, and GIS
Laboratory page. Human Geography page coming soon. Spanish
- Universidad de Oviedo, Departamento de Geografia.
- Universidad de
Valladolid- Department of Geography. Spanish only; Demographic
Information; Links to geography departments worldwide; Research topics
available for reading; Regional, Human, and Physical Divisions;
Industrial and Rural Development; Population Studies; Geomorphology;
Economic Geography; Climatology; Cartography.
- Universidad Politecnica
de Madrid. In Spanish. Intensive program covering all
aspects of Urban Planning & Geography.
de Barcelona, Facultat de Geografia
i Anàlisi Geogràfica Regional, Climatologia,
Geografia De L'agricultura
Mundial, Geomorfologia, Hidrogeografia,
Geografia Dels Sols,
Biogeografia I, Geografia
- Universidad Autonoma de Madrid GEOteca
. In Spanish.
- Directory of Spanish Geography Departments
from the Asociacion de Geografos
University, Department of Human and Economic Geography . Trade and
Industry; Population and Migration; Geographical Information Systems;
Transportation and Communications; Urban and Rural Development and
University, Department of Environmental Engineering . English
available; Applied Geology; Applied Geophysics; Ecology and
Environmental Protection; Geographical Information Technology; Sanitary
Engineering; Landfill Group; Traffic Engineering; Waste Management and
Recycling; Water Resources Engineering.
- Lund University, Department of
Social and Economic Geography . Some English available; Human,
Economic, and Social Geography.
University, Department of Human Geography . English available;
Historical Geography of Rural Landscapes; Human Geography; Urban and
Regional Planning; Social Processes and Spatial Change; Communication and
Societal Development; Ethnic and Political Geography; Research on
Conditions in Poor Countries; GeoProcessing
University, Department of Social and Economic Geography . English
- University of Karlstad,
Department of Geography and Tourism . Regional Science Research
Unit; Natural Sciences Research Unit; Risk Analysis and
- Uppsala University, Department of
Social and Economic Geography . English available; Economic
Restructuring and Local/Regional Change; Urban Issues; Environmental
University, Geography Program . English available
- Swiss Federal
Institute of Technology, Institute of Geography . English available;
Climatology; Hydrology; Humanecology;
Supporting Groups; the World Radiation Monitoring Center.
- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology,
Institute of Cartography . English available; Remote Sensing;
Thematic Mapping; Interactive Multimedia Atlases; Topographical and
Geological maps; Glossary of Cartographic Terms.
of Basel, Department of Geography . English available; Meteorology,
Climatology, Remote Sensing Lab; Physical Geography and Landscape
Ecology; Human Geography.
- University of Berne, Department of
Geography . English available; Physical Geography: Paleoecology -
Developing Countries, Climatology and Meteorology, Geomorphology,
Hydrology, Remote Sensing; Soil Science; Human Geography: Settlement
Studies, Geography of Transportation, Economic Geography, Regional
Studies, Feminist Geography; International and Interdisciplinary
Research and Cooperation: Centre for Development and Environmen.
- University of Fribourg, Department of
Geography . Social and Economic Geography;
Physical and Environmental Geography; Geomatics.
de Genève, Department of Geography . French only; GIS; Remote
- University of Zurich, Department of
Geography . English available; Remote Sensing and Natural Resources;
Physical Geography; Human Geography; Economic Geography; Remote Sensing
Applications; Spatial Data Handling; Education for Geographers.
Sun Yat-Sen University,
Kaosiung. Department of Marine
Environment, Marine Geology Program. B.S. and M.S. degrees in
resource management, GIS topics. Chinese and English
- National Taiwan Normal University,
Taipei. Department of Geography. Undergraduate program,
training, and focus. Graduate program. Research methodology,
systematic geography, regional geography, and geographical
education. Chinese and English.
University, Department of Geography
University, Department of Geography .
English available; Physical Geography: Geomorphology, Hydrology, Plant
Geography, Zoogeography, Climatology, Soil Geography; GIS; Land Use;
Human, Economic, Social, Cultural, Regional Geography; Environmental Geography.
University. Institute of Sciences. Applied Geomorphology and
Geographical Information Systems