International Partnership

Departments and structural subdivisions of the Faculty of Geography cooperate with a number of scientific institutions. Inparticular, the University of Vilnius (Lithuania), Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lublin  universities (Republic of Poland), Polytechnic of Szczecin (Republic of Poland), Institute of Geography of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Krakow, Republic of Poland), Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Republic of Poland) , Ojców National Park (Ojców, Republic of Poland), Institute of Soil Science, Agrochemistry and Plant Production (Pulawy, Republic of Poland), National Technology Center (Warsaw, Republic of Poland), Federal Finance Office of Lower Austria and Bruggenland (Vienna), Higher School of Ecology and Management (Warsaw, Republic of Poland), Institute of Tourism (Warsaw, Republic of Poland), Gdansk Higher School of Hotelier Business (Gdansk, Republic of Poland), Jagiellonian University (Krakow , Republic of Poland), Maxim Tank  Belarus State University, Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Dokuchaev Institute of Soil Science (Moscow, Russian Federation), Russian International Academy of Tourism (Moscow, Russian Federation), Moscow Institute of Hotelier and Tourism Business (Moscow, Russian Federation), Institute of Tourism (Angers, France).


Participation in joint projects.

Prof. A.B.Bohutskyi in 2014 was a member of the organizing committee “Kukla LOESSFEST’14 – 7 Loess Seminar inWroclaw. International Conference on Loess Research in the Memorial of George Kukla”(Wroclaw, September 8-15, 2014).

Senior Lecturer Yu.V. Zinko The executor of the project “Creation of the Ukrainian-Polish geotourist route” Geo-Carpathians “of the Cross Border cooperation program Poland – Belarus – Ukraine 2007-2013 (main executors – the Faculty of Geology of IvanFranko National University of  L’viv and Stanislav Pigon State Higher Professional School inKrosno, Poland). Published two joint Ukrainian-Polish monographs and a series of articles.

Co-organizer of the XXII International Workshop “Sacrumand Nature: Sacred Landscape” (jointly with the John Paul II Pontifical University in Cracow (Poland) and theUniversity of Prishev (Slovakia), representing Geomorphology and Paleogeography Department  of Geography Faculty  of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, was held on the 26 -27th of September, 2014 in Lviv, prepared a conference in Lviv and the out bound sectionalong the Lviv-Briukhovychi-Stradch-Ivano-Frankivsk-Krekhiv-Zhovkva-Lviv-Briukhovychi route. On the results of the conference a monograph was published.

Assistant coordinator of the MR8 microproject “Transfer of the idea of green tourism in Ukraine based on the Go To Carpathia certification system” co-funded at the expense of the European Union with in the frame work of the Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross Border Cooperation Program 2007-2013. The project is implemented by the public charitable “Ecological-geographical fund” in cooperation with the Bieszczady Foundation, the time of implementation is 1.01.2014-30.11.2014. The project covers 4 sub-regions of the Ukrainian Carpathians (Beskydy, Gorgany, Chornohora and Volcanic Carpathians), where the introduction of environmental certification of local products and services of Go To Carpathia, which operates in Polandand Slovakia, is popularized. Within the framework of the project, 4 training seminars were organized in all subregions (city of Skole, Lviv oblast, Tatariv village of Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, Rakhiv and Uzhhorod, Transcarpathian region) for local entrepreneurs, representatives of state organizations and local authorities.

Expert of the micro project “Promoting the potential of the Carpathians – the creation of a cross-border promotion platform” (1.01.2014-30.11.2014), which was implemented as a part of the umbrella project “TransbordercooperationforrecreationaltourismofthePolish-Ukrainianborderland” andco-fundedbytheEuropeanUnionwithintheframeworkoftheCross-BorderProgramCooperationPoland-Belarus-Ukraine 2007-2013. The aim of the microproject was to promote the natural and cultural potential of the L’viv regionandSubcarpathianVoievodship. Co-author of  the Strategy for the Development of Recreational Tourism of the Polish-Ukrainian Part of the Carpathian Euroregion.

Associate professor A. Ya. Yatsyshyn participated in works on international grant project N 306 691640 pt. “Zapisholoceńskich zmian klimat i dzialalnoscizzłowieka w aluwiachdolinprzedpola Wschodnich Karpat”. The research on the structure and history of the formation of all uvial strata, terraces of the Dniester River, and its Carpathian influxes during the Upper  Pleistocene-Holocene was carried out. Participated in the development of  the theme of the international grant Narodowego Centrum Nauki DEC 2012/05 / B / ST10 / 00918 “Wiewrzenieskalanhydrytowych i gipsowych – geomorfologia, petrologia i geochemia”. Studies of transitions of gypsumanhydrite and their geomorphological manifestations have been carried out.

Associate professor T.S. Yamelinets – participated in the EU Environmental Policy ENPI CBC “Open Borders for Bears in the Romanian and Ukrainian Carpathians”, 2012-2014, GIS Expert, in the WWF International Environmental Project with the support of the Government of Germany, “Definition of Old Forests in the Carpathians”, 2013-2015, Project Manager and GIS Expert.

Associate professor Ye. A. Ivanov collaborated with scientists of Poland within the framework of the FLUMEN project, which provides for the exchange of experience in the study of fluvial and erosion processes, anthropogenic loading on water objects.

Associate professor O.S. Mkrtchian is taking part in the work of the regional network of scientists Science for the Carpathians (S4C) – Science for the Carpathians.