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.

Employees

ChairpersonOleh ShabliyChairperson
ProfessorIvan RovenchakProfessor
Associate ProfessorVolodymyr GrytsevychAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna HudzeliakAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorYaroslav IvakhAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMyroslava KnyshAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorStepan KuzykAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOlha MamchurAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMyroslava VlakhAssociate Professor
Lecturer (by-worker)Lubov KotykLecturer (by-worker)
LecturerIryna VandaLecturer
Senior Department SecretaryOryslava TymchukSenior Department Secretary
Postgraduate StudentDnistryanska IrynaPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentZlata KachmarykPostgraduate Student

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Teaching materials

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).

 

Junior academy of science of Ukraine, Lviv section, before the III Stage of All-Ukrainian Research Paper Defense Competition among the Student-members of Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

29.10.2020 | 13:49

Pre-defense of posters and research works of students continues in the Earth Science scientific Section before the III Stage of All-Ukrainian Research Paper Defense Competition among the Student-members of Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The teachers of the Faculty of Geography take an active part in the meetings, provide recommendations and express certain comments.

We are preparing to present the Earth Science scientific Section at the national level with dignity!

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Associate Professor of Tourism Klapchuk Mykhailo took part in an online presentation from WTTC

14.07.2020 | 22:21

On July 11, 2020, Associate Professor of Tourism Klapchuk Mykhailo took part in an online presentation from WTTC, which was dedicated to the promotion of safety protocols and the mark of conformity “Safe Travels Stamp”. WTTC Vice President Lola Cardenas was a special guest. The event took place in zoom format.
The online presentation was attended by tour operators, travel agents, hoteliers and owners of private accommodation, organizers of exhibitions, conferences and MICE, restaurateurs, representatives of tourism retail and entertainment.
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Remote work Examination Commission №3 at the Faculty of Geography

30.06.2020 | 13:40

At the Faculty of Geography, the work of the examination commission №3 has began, consisting of: the chairman of the EC №3 – prof. Malska Martha, members of the commission – prof. Antonyuk Nataliia, prof. Kravchuk Yaroslav, docent Kraevska Oksana, assoc. prof. Bezruchko Lubomyr, senior lecturer Blagodyr Svitlana, secretary – assistant Zavadovskyy Taras. From 22 to 26 June 2020, state exams are held online for students majoring in «Tourism» full-time. We sincerely congratulate students of all groups on passing the...

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Presentation of vacancies for internships of students of the tourism department from the representatives of the international tourist operator

21.02.2020 | 16:04

On February 18 and 19, 2020, representatives of the international tourist operator TUI (Touristik Union International) met with students and faculty of the Department of Tourism at the Geography Department in the audience # 7. The meeting was held by TUI international regional executives Hassan Keskin and SezginAkpinar and was dedicated to internship programs and training and production practices in Turkey for students of Tourism and Hospitality majors. The event was attended by students of 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and...

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Presentation of internship vacancies in Bulgaria for students of the Faculty of Geography

21.02.2020 | 14:58

On February 19, 2020, at the Faculty of Geography in Audience 6, a presentation of internship vacancies in Bulgaria by Stufforrent, represented by General Manager Maxim Komarov, took place. The event was attended by students of the 2nd and 3rd year of the specialty “Hotel and Restaurant Business” and “Tourism”, teachers of the Department of Tourism (Pankiv Nataliia, Bezruchko Lyubomyr, Bordun Oresta, Hamkalo Mykhailo, Masiuk Yuliia, Bilous Sofiia, Krasko Anna, Hataliak  Oksana, Bilaniuk Olha), and the dean and the administration...

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