Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
ABOUT THE FACULTY
Collegium Geographicum and Collegium Geologicum are located next to the Morasko Meteorite Reserve where lumps of iron were found and are treated as evidence of the largest European iron meteorite shower. Teaching and research cover both terrestrial geography and the environmental impact of human agency. The depth of research is reflected in the structure of Faculty: Institute of Geoecology and Geoinformation – is an interdisciplinary team of researchers studying the evolution and dynamics of the geographical environment in the Quaternary.
The scientific activity of the staff engage primarily in:
- reconstructions, on the basis of deposits and landforms, of the state and transformations of the geographical environment in the Quaternary, and
- studies of the structure and dynamics of present-day geoecosystems as a basis for a reconstruction of their past and a forecast of their change
Apart from this, studies have been carried out for years in the polar and subpolar zones of the northern and southern hemispheres (Spitsbergen, the South Shetlands).
You can learn more about all 7 Departments of the Institute of Physical Geography and Environmental Planning, here. For more detailed information about the conducted research, see the websites of individual departments.
For a more detailed description of Departments and Labs at the Institute of Geology, please follow this link.
You can learn more about the Department of Tourism and Recreation, here.
AMU also owns and maintains a polar station – AMUPS – it is located at the end of Billefjord in the picturesque Petunia Bay, only 1300 km away from the North Pole! Check it out: http://polar.amu.edu.pl/index.php/en/
FULL-DEGREE PROGRAMS CURRENTLY OFFERED IN ENGLISH: