Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management

The Institute of Socio-Economic Geography is an organisational unit of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, operating since 1 October, 2019. It consists of four Departments: Regional Geography and Tourism, Socio-Economic Geography, Geomatics and Cartography and Spatial Management. They employ specialists with high scientific and teaching competences. The main directions of scientific research focus on issues related to: natural, economic and social aspects of the development of tourism and recreation; social, economic and political processes in geographical space; the use of methods and tools in spatial analyses; natural and social conditions in spatial management and local development.

The institute actively participates in the implementation of international and national scientific research projects. Additionally, it co-operates with local government units for the economic development of the city of Lublin and the Lublin region. It also popularises knowledge about the natural and cultural resources of the capital and the voivodeship. Moreover, it co-organises annual, interdisciplinary educational and promotional events- Earth Day and the Lublin Science Festival.


lic. Maria Rymczuk
mgr Anna Kiełb
Al. Kraśnicka 2D, 20-718 Lublin, room 22B
tel. +48 81-537-68-50, fax. +48 81-537-68-62



Director of the Institute of the Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management
dr hab. Wojciech Janicki, prof. UMCS    
tel. (81) 537 68 25 


Deputy Director of the Institute of the Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management
dr hab. Michał Łuszczuk, prof. UMCS
tel. (81) 537 68 99  

Department of Regional Geography and Tourism

Department of Cartography and Geomatics

Department of Spatial Policy and Planning

Department of Social and Economic Geography