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Department of Spatial Development and Urban Studies

Institute Director

Institute Director
Director of the Institute of Spatial Management and Urban Studiesprof. dr hab. inż. arch. Aleksander Noworól (Full Professor)
Prof Dr Hab Inż Arch Aleksander Noworol Katedra Gospodarki Regionalnej Wydzial GAP

The Institute Director is tasked with management of activities in the field of education and student affairs on degree programs conducted by the Institute. The tasks include:

  • coordinating and supervising the implementation of the teaching process on degree programs operated by the Institute,
  • analysing the results of academic teacher appraisal (evaluations),
  • formulating recommendations for the employees of Departments (Chairs) functioning within the Institute regarding their teaching activities,
  • coordinating and supervising the student graduation process,
  • supervising the assurance of intended learning outcomes on degree programs of the Institute,
  • approving individual timetables of academic teachers,
  • deciding on the staffing of classes on Institute degree programs,
  • conducting nostrification of diplomas of completion of studies abroad or confirmation of completion of studies at a specific level on degree programs appropriate for the Institute.

About the Director, prof. dr hab. inż. arch. Aleksander Noworól (Full Professor)

Full professor of economics with habilitation in architecture and urban planning. Prof. Noworól specializes in territorial development management, regional policy, and revitalization and has completed internships in France, Switzerland, Japan, Great Britain, USA, Israel, and Spain. In the past, Professor Noworól undertook research at Krakow University of Technology and Jagiellonian University. Now – a full-time employee at the Krakow University of Economics and Director of Institute. Professor Noworól  has practical experience in architectural design, management in local government administration, and businesses. Author and co-author of 13 books, approx. 140 other publications, and approx. 130 consulting and expert studies.