Department of Economic and Social Geography

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Department of Economic and Social Geography was founded in 1944.
The First Head of Department – Candidate of Geographic Sciences, Assoc. Prof. Vaschenko Opanas (Afanasii) Trokhymovych (1908-1984). During the period of 1984-1990 the functions of the Head of Department were executed alternatively by Assoc. Prof. Parobetskyi M. M. (1984-1986), Honak M. I. (1986-1988) and Prof. Zastavnyi F. D. (1988-1990). Since 1990 the Head of Department has been Prof. Shablii O. I.
Currently 17 employees are working at the Department including two professors – doctors of sciences, eight associate professors – candidates of sciences, four lecturers including two candidates of sciences, head of university laboratory, three engineers, three senior laboratory assistants. Eight postgraduate students (five of them on a full-time basis) and five external doctoral candidates are currently studying.
The Department executes a state budget project “Social-geographic problems of the Western Ukrainian region within the framework of European Integration and Eastern Partnership” and participates in executing an inter-department project VS-143F “Natural and social-geographic potential as a factor of fighting social-economic developmental recession (a case study of the Carpathian region of Ukraine)” (Scientific Supervisor Prof. Shablii O. I.).
The Department prepares highly qualified Bachelor, Specialist, Master level experts in the field of Geography. The Department lecturers can participate in preparing economists and psychologists at the Faculties of Economics and Philosophy respectively of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv.

Staff

Acting ChairpersonIryna HudzeliakActing Chairperson
ProfessorIvan RovenchakProfessor
ProfessorOleh ShabliyProfessor
Associate ProfessorVolodymyr GrytsevychAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorYaroslav IvakhAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOlha MamchurAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMyroslava VlakhAssociate Professor
Lecturer (part-timer)Lubov KotykLecturer (part-timer)
LecturerIryna VandaLecturer
Senior Department Secretary, Postgraduate Student (part-timer)Yuriy BorsukSenior Department Secretary, Postgraduate Student (part-timer)
Senior Department SecretaryOryslava TymchukSenior Department Secretary
Postgraduate StudentDnistryanska IrynaPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentZlata KachmarykPostgraduate Student

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Research

The social-geographic school founded by the Doctor of Philosophy Hryhorii Velychko and Acad. Stepan Rudnytskyi is developing at the department. It covers the following directions of modern scientific research:

  • TheoryandmethodsofSocialGeographyintheperiodofscienceand practice informatizationand the development of globalizing processes (Prof. O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. V. Hrytsevych, Assoc. Prof. M. Knysh, Assoc. Prof. M. Vlakh);
  • Geographic Country Studies and Area Studies (Prof. O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. O. Vistak, Assoc. Prof. M. Knysh, Assoc. Prof. S. Kuzyk, Assoc. Prof. V. Stetskyi, Cand. Sci. (Geog.) Assoc. Prof. Ya. Ivakh);
  • SocialgeographicUkrainianStudies( O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. O. Vistak, Assoc. Prof. M. Vlakh);
  • Demographic and socialGeography(Prof. O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. M. Biletskyi, Prof. M. Vlakh, Assoc. Prof. V. Hrytsevych, Assoc. Prof. I. Hudzeliak, Assoc. Prof. S. Kuzyk, Cand. Sci. (Geog.) O. Mamchur, Postgrad. O. Tymchuk);
  • Economic Geography( O. Shablii, Assoc. Prof. M. Vlakh, Assoc. Prof. M. Knysh, Assis. I. Vanda, Assist. L. Kotyk, Eng. I. Vovk, Postgrad. O. Horovyi);
  • Politicalgeographyandgeopolitics( O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. O. Vistak, Assoc. Prof. M. Knysh, Postgrad. M. Myrosh);
  • Mathematical cartography ( O. Shablii, Assoc. Prof. V. Hrytsevych, Assoc. Prof. M. Knysh, Head of University Laboratory of „Complexatlas cartography” Cand. Sci. (Geog.) T. Kravets);
  • Historical geography( O. Shablii, Prof. I. Rovenchak, Assoc. Prof. O. Vistak, Assoc. Prof. M. Vlakh).

 

Professor of Pedology and Soil Geography Department Andrew Kyrylchuk – a participant in the scientific and pedagogical internship under the international program “Society of Ambient Intelligence”

10.11.2022 | 20:07

Professor of Pedology and Soil Geography Department Andrew Kyrylchuk – a participant in the scientific and pedagogical internship under the international program  “Society of Ambient Intelligence”:

from January 20 to March 20, 2022 (Module 3. Individual research project);
from September 13 to October 21, 2022 (Module 1. International scientific-research and educational activity as an integral part of functioning of new generation universities);
from October 17 to October 21, 2022 (Module 2. Participation in the V International Scientific Congress SOCIETY OF AMBIENT INTELLIGENCE 2022).

Professor...

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Participation of urban planning students in the European Mobility Week

23.09.2022 | 13:55

From September 16 to 22, 2022, Lviv has already traditionally joined the European Mobility Week, the main goal of which is to popularize public transport and alternative modes of transportation among city residents.
Students of the Faculty of Geography who are studying under the educational and professional program “Urban Studies, Spatial Planning, and Regional Development” (1st and 2nd-year students) took part in a number of events and activities. In particular, urban planning students:

joined the discussion in the format of an urban...

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For the first time, an urban practice was held at the faculty for students studying at the educational and professional program “Urban Studies, Spatial Planning and Regional Development”

29.07.2022 | 16:34

In the period from July 24 to 29, 2022, for the first time, the urban section of integrated educational practice was held at the Faculty of Geography for 1st year students studying the educational program “Urban Studies, Spatial Planning and Regional Development”. The purpose of the practice was to consolidate the theoretical knowledge they received while studying the “Fundamentals of Urban Studies” educational discipline.
Each student comprehensively researches one of the urban settlements of Ukraine. The practice program includes a...

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The Extraordinary Centennial International Geographical Congress will be held on July 8-22, 2022

19.07.2022 | 13:21

Congress website: https://www.ugiparis2022.org/index.php?langue=fr&onglet=48
The final program and materials of the Congress: https://www.ugiparis2022.org/index.php?langue=fr&onglet=48
Opening ceremony – https://www.iybssd2022.org,  http://webcast.unesco.org/events/2022-07-IYBSSD/
Meeting of the General Assembly of the International Geographical Union- July 19-20, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Broadcasting of meetings – http://ugiparis2022.online/

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