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The Geographical studies curriculum explores natural and anthropogenic aspects of space in their essential interconnection, including facts and representations, materiality and ideas, anchors and movements. This curriculum intends to explore the world as well as the discourses by which we try to give it meaning. Through qualitative, quantitative and creative methodologies, the curriculum offers an environment of learning and scientific development of Phd students from different backgrounds (social, human, natural sciences) that are particularly interested in the dimension of space in its many facets.

Research areas:

Interpretations of spatial phenomena, relations and processes:

  • landscape studies
  • space and place: geo-cultural approaches
  • territorial analysis and local development
  • sustainability and climate change
  • spatial conflicts and socio-political perspectives
  • geomorphology and man-environment relationships
  • map studies and GIScience