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You are welcome on the website of the Geographical Institute, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Appearance and contents of our homepage have been renewed recently and hopefully it provides even more useful information about our institute.


Our major project sites


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National Atlas of Hungary (MNA)

Homepage of the National Atlas of Hungary project.


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"In Maps" atlas series

The site of our book series "In maps", where the atlases are available in full-text format.


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"Geohidrobma" projekt

Risks of some endocrine disruptors and developments for risk mitigation in Budapest Metropolitan Region


News


30 June 2018

New issue published: Hungarian Geographical Bulletin Vol. 67 Issue 2

  •   30 June 2018
9 March 2018

2nd Full Consortium Meeting and Workshop of the Polish-Hungarian Academic exchange project

  •   9 March 2018

The 2nd full consortium meeting of the Polish-Hungarian Academic exchange project titled "Diversification and gentrification in urban areas. A confrontative analysis" took place in Budapest between 5-8th March 2018. On 6th March three preseantations were delivered targeting major issues of the three years long project. Ewa Korcelli-Olejniczak talked about diversification, social cohesion and local attachement in two research sites in Warsaw. Ágnes Erőss presented the results of a joint research with Dániel Balizs (BME) invetigating the linguistic landscape of one specific street in the research area. Balázs Szabó and Renáta Szabó talked about the possible topics of comparison of Ursynow and Pók street housing estates and their cartographic representation. The researchers agreed on the main focus of joint articles. The next meeting will take place in Warsaw in April 2018.

8 March 2018

Visit of geography students from University of Lleida

  •   8 March 2018
Geography students from University of Lleida

A group of twenty students from the University of Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) visited the Geographical Institute CSFK MTA on 5th March 2018. Lead by Professor Joan Ganau Casas and Professor Pedro Fraile Pérez de Mendiguren, masters students participated in lectures and guided tours focusing on the history of Hungary and Budapest delivered by Ágnes Erőss.

28 Feb 2018

Ten years of Ukraine studies in the Geographical Institute

  •   20 February 2018
Ten years of Ukraine studies

A group of researchers celebrated the decade long operation of the Ukrainain-Hungarian Academic research programme. The Ukrainian studies in the Geographical Institute RCAES HAS was initiated by Dávid Karácsonyi, whose activity made possible the organization of various workshops, conferences and projects.

20 Feb 2018

Visit at the University of Rome Tor Vergata

  •   20 February 2018
Ágnes Erőss

Ágnes Erőss, researcher at the Geographical Institute CSFK MTA visited the University of Tor Vergata between 12th-18th 2018. The scientific co-operation between Ágnes Erőss, Patrik Tátrai (GI CSFK MTA) and Alessandro Ricci (Tor Vergata) dates back to the EUGEO 2015 Congress, held in Budapest.

23 Nov 2017

Our new book is out: Ferenc Schweitzer: Tanulmányok a geomorfológia, a geokronológia, a hidrogeográfia és a Marskutatás területéről.

  •   23 November 2017
Belarus in Maps

In the latest publication of the institute, which is likely to be of great interest, the author highlights the most important achievements of his geomorphological, geographical and hidrological research.

16 Oct 2017

Professional visit to the GRID Arendal

  •    16 October 2017
Belarus in Maps

In the frame of EEA Scholarship Programme five researchers of Geographical Institute CSFK Hungarian Academy of Sciences visited the office of GRID Arendal. GRID Arendal, established in 1989 to support environmentally sustainable development, works in close collaboration with - among others - the UNEP.

8 Sept 2017

Belarus in Maps - brand new volume of the 'In maps' series is out!

  •    8 September 2017
Belarus in Maps

BOOK LAUNCH - We invite you to the launch of our new atlas 'Belarus in Maps' - the brand new volume of the 'In Maps series'.
Date: 14h, 7th September 2017
Venue: MTA Main Building, 1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István sqr. 9

24 Aug 2017

International Workshop on Regional Geography - 8th September 2017

  •    24 Aug 2017
International Workshop on Regional Geography

International Workshop on Regional Geography at MTA CSFK Geographical Institute

12 July 2017

"Diversification and gentrification in urban areas. A confrontative analysis" - new Polish-Hungarian research project

  •    12 July 2017
Kovács Zoltán

A new research project was launched between the Geographical Institute Research Centre for Astonomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (GI RCAES MTA) and the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences (IG IPZ PAN). The three-year-long project is titled "Diversification and gentrification in urban areas.

7 oct 2016

Researchers of Geographical Institute RCAES HAS visited colleagues in Kyiv

  •    7 October 2016
Researchers of Geographical Institute RCAES HAS visited colleagues in Kyiv

The Geographical Institute Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA CSFK GI) and The National Academy of Sciences Ukraine (NAS) conduct a joint research titled Regional processes and global challenges following 2008 crisis in Ukraine and Hungary.

18 May 2016

Visiting the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Haifa

  •    18 May 2016
Erőss Ágnes izraeli kollégákkal a University of Haifa Földrajz Tanszékén

The Geographical Institute RCAES MTA and University of Haifa signed a co-operation agreement in 2015. In the frame of the contract on 9th May, 2016 Ágnes Erőss, junior research fellow in GI RCAES MTA, visited the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies University of Haifa.

18 May 2016

Geographical Institute at MTA Geoday

  •    18 May 2016
MTA Geonap

MTA CSFK Geographical Institute participated at the MTA Geonap (Geoday) event held on 13 th May 2016. The event took place in the MTA's beautiful main building on Széchenyi tér. GI researchers provided an overview about the scientific work of the institute.

8 april 2016

Our researchers at the Conference "Social Geographical Challenges and Search for Adequate Answers in East-Central Europe of the 21st Century", 31 May - 1 April 2016, Beregszász/Berehove

  •    8 April 2016
Beregszász Conference

Beregszász/Berehove (Transcarpathia, Ukraine) hosted the international conference titled Social Geographical Challanges and Search for Adequate Answers in East-Central Europe of the 21st Century. Due to the excellent organizing work of the collegues of Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute, the attendees could enjoy interesting presentations. The multilinguality of the conference is also needed to be highlighted.

14 aug 2014

Prof. Oren Yiftachel visited MTA CSFK Geographical Institute

  •    14 aug 2014
Oren Yiftachel

Prof. Oren Yiftachel (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel), internationally renowned researcher in political geography visited the GI RCAES HAS on 5th-6th August, 2014. His main research interest touches upon critical theories of space and power; minorities and public policy; 'ethnocratic' societies and land regimes.

8 aug 2014

Prof. Maoz Azaryahu visited MTA CSFK Geographical Institute

  •    8 aug 2014
Maoz Azaryahu

Prof. Maoz Azaryahu (University of Haifa), internationally recognized researcher in political geography visited the GI RCAES HAS on 22nd-23rd July, 2014. His main research interest touches upon street names and monuments in public spaces and their relation with politics and politics of commemoration.