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Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě
710 00 Ostrava - Slezská Ostrava
The Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology provides studies in the following accredited degree programmes (non-teacher-training programmes): Physical Geography, Cartography and Geoinformatics, Protection and Landscape Forming, and doctoral studies of Environmental Geography.
The Department also provides tuition of physical-geographical, geoecological, geological, cartographical, and geoinformational disciplines for studies of geography (in combination with another major) and in other geographical fields of study of the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development.
Graduates of the Master’s programme in Physical Geography and Geoecology (and possibly graduates of other related disciplines) can take the natural sciences qualification examinations for the RNDr. (pre-doctorate, post-Master’s) degree.
The Department also provides doctoral studies in the programme Environmental Geography for the PhD degree.
In addition to well-equipped classrooms, the majority of teaching is carried in specialized laboratories. A great deal of students’ time is devoted to outdoor field research.
The research at the Department is focused as follows:
The Department cooperates in tuition and research with universities in the Czech Republic and abroad (Denmark, Slovenia, Ukraine, Poland, etc.).