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Green light for spatial science Leibniz research network

In future, leading research institutions will pool their expertise in spatial science in the Leibniz research network "Spatial Knowledge for Society…

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Kathrin Hörschelmann transfers from Leipzig to Bonn

After seven years of research work at the IfL, Kathrin Hörschelmann takes over the professorship of geography with a focus on cultural geography at…

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IfL study shows: Saxony-Anhalt needs immigrants

Immigrants from Germany and abroad can contribute to the economic stabilisation of rural areas in Saxony-Anhalt. However, their number is not…

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Software for the analysis and visualisation of migration data enters second test phase

0n 18 June 2020, municipal representatives, scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) and the German Institute of Urban…

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Joint project on globalisation processes in Eastern Europe to be continued

The Leibniz Science Campus "Eastern Europe - Global Area" (EEGA), initiated by the IfL and the University of Leipzig, will be funded for another four…

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Photo exhibition on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the city of Leipzig

From 19 May to 26 June, the exhibition "Bilder einer Stadt im Wandel – Leipzig 1946 und heute" (Images of a City in Transition: Leipzig 1946 and…

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Refugees hit especially hard by Corona-virus

Researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) have spoken with key personnel from refugee initiatives in Leipzig. The results of…

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Honorary professorship for IfL scientists

The University of Bamberg has appointed Haik Thomas Porada as honorary professor for the field of historical geography.

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Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition" enters second funding phase

Scientists of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography involved with geographical issues

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Teacher shortage: IfL map shows upcoming wave of retirement in East Germany

More than half of the approximately 95,000 teachers at general schools in eastern Germany were over 50 years old in the 2018/2019 school year.  The…

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