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About Institute

About Institute

Organizational background and Institute activities

The Institute of Spatial Management and Urban Studies (Instytut Gospodarki Przestrzennej i Studiów Miejskich) is a unit established within the College of Public Economy and Administration. The Institute is responsible for delivery of degree programs in the discipline of socio-economic geography and spatial management.

The Institute consists of the following Departments:

    • Department of Social and Economic Geography
    • Department of Spatial Management
    • Department of Economic and Social History


Following Polish regulations, the Institute is a unit created within the College in order to conduct teaching activities related to one (major) scientific discipline or a scientific area that is part of a scientific discipline. The Institute delivers at least one degree program which, in this case is fulfilled through the first-cycle programs in Urban Planning and Spatial Management, while at the second-cycle, through the Spatial Management program. The programs are offered in Polish. The Institute also supports the KUE Doctoral School in the delivery of the doctoral program in Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management.