Interconnection of geographic disciplines with economic sciences has become a characteristic feature of the study program focused on local and regional development since the economic aspects of making use of geographical landscape are the alpha and omega of sustainable development. The result of many years of work and continuous innovation is the study offered in the Geography and Regional Development study branch, in which the disciplines of human geography are interlinked with economic courses also focused on management and marketing.
The research specialized in economic geography and regional development is conceived as a multilateral approach to the studied topic. Its essential core is combined from the selected branches of human geography – especially the public administration, city marketing, geography of tourism, trans-boundary cooperation, geography of retailing, geography of transportation, social geography, agenda of the European Union, urban and rural geography, GIS and regional studies of continents (Africa, Asia, Latin and Northern America, Europe) with focus on socio-economic aspects.
In this field, you have the opportunity to develop geographic knowledge, combined with the knowledge from the economy, state and local administration, sociology, and regional development as well as become an expert on urban and regional development. Your knowledge will extend from the facts and numbers about the Czech Republic and Europe to the complex functioning of the globalized world which you are part of. You can apply for the studies in Geography and Regional Development at the Bachelor's and Master's level.
Graduate Profile and Career Opportunities
The Department offers an attractive study for those interested in future involvement in the cultivation of their own community, municipality, region or the state. It is intended for those who would like to apply for jobs in the prestigious European structures or institutions in addressing global issues of our planet, as well as the complexities of international relations, including diplomacy.
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