Geography is a broad discipline linking human and natural sciences. Consequently, the department of Geography is involved with a wide interest of research and great variety of tasks in education and consultancy.
The Department of Geography co-ordinates interdisciplinary basic research and applied transdisciplinary involving its research domains and provides consultancy in these fields as well.
Education is provided for students in geography, land surveying, spatial and urban planning, archaeology, physical land resources, biology, civil engineering and regional studies at bachelor, master and PhD level.
Renowned earth scientist praises geography student for research into the Tana Basin in Ethiopia
Read the full article on the VLIR-UOS website.
UGent Department of Geography organises the yearly excursion of the Belgian Association of Geomorphologists
14 June 2013 Theme: Direct and indirect anthropogenic impact on the geomorphology of Eastern Belgium
Most recent department A1-publications
Neutens, T., Vyncke, V., De Winter, D., & Willems, S. (2013). Neighborhood differences in social capital in Ghent (Belgium) : a multilevel approach. International Journal Of Health Geographics, 12.
Neutens, T., Farber, S., Delafontaine, M., & Boussauw, K. (2013). Spatial variation in the potential for social interaction : a case study in Flanders (Belgium). Computers Environment And Urban Systems, 41, 318-331.
Boussauw, K., Allaert, G., & Witlox, F. (2013). Colouring inside what lines? : interference of the urban growth boundary and the political-administrative border of Brussels. European Planning Studies, 21(10), 1509-1527.