Faculty of Natural
Comenius University in Bratislava

Department of Regional Geography, Protection and Planning of the Landscape

Katedra regionálnej geografie, ochrany a plánovania krajiny

The Department of Regional geography was established at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Comenius University on 1st September of 1974 as the third geographical department. It was the first and sole department of regional geography in former Czechoslovakia that time. Currently, the department provides teaching at all degrees of university's education: bachelor's, master's and postgradual's. Scientific activities of the department include basic and applied research as well.

Furthermore, the department is concerned to philosophical and methodological problems of entire geography, modelling issues, landscape creation and preservation issues, urban and rural systems analyses and issues of regional development and integration processes.