CENTRE FOR REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

About Climate Services from the Perspective of a Climatologist

Climate: from Resource to Threat to Regional Development

International Conference Creativity, Culture, Development, Timișoara, 11-12 November 2021

Bridging Regional Responses to Marginalization and Disparities in a Globalized World, 9-10 August 2021, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Analysis of the occurrence probability of water-related hazards. Case study: the upper basin of the Ilişua River and the flood-prone sections of the local administrative unit of Târlişua, Bistriţa-Năsăud County

Women, involved in structures representing urban voters in Romania

Working visit to creative spaces in Cluj-Napoca, 21-25 June, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Creation of a spatial database of drone imagery and vector and 3D derivatives

The Role of Women in the Romanian Electoral Process

With a Socio-Political Issue from Cameroon at the CGR Meetings in Cluj-Napoca

About African Authoritarian Clientelism … at a New Edition of the CGR Meetings

Sensory Maps in Urban Environment

Morphology and Urban Rhythms

Awareness Reflections of the Built Heritage during the 17th Edition of the CGR Meetings

From a Sustainable Management of the Built Heritage to Regional Development

Variabilitate climatică și efecte induse asupra utilizării terenurilor în Câmpia Română (Sectorul Jiu-Olt) [Climate Variability and Its Effects on Land Use in the Romanian Plain (Jiu-Olt Sector)]

Evaluarea potențialului turistic al Regiunii de Nord-Vest. Strategie de valorificare [Evaluation of the Tourism Potential of the North-West Region. Capitalisation Strategy]

Practical Training in Territorial Planning Organised under the Aegis of the Centre for Regional Geography Rescheduled for 2022

New Research Directions in the Private Insurance Sector

Spatial Effects on the European Private Health Insurance Market

The Centre for Regional Geography (CGR) is a research unit within the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, focused on complex research, namely fundamental research, applied research and delivery of services to the community, in the field of regional geography, and territorial arrangement and planning.

CGR was founded in 2003 and accredited by the National University Research Council (CNCSIS) in 2004. It was born from the need of institutionalizing a new research direction initiated by Professor Pompei Cocean at the Faculty of Geography, in 1997, when the Inter-County Spatial Plan – The Inter-County Contact Area of Cluj, Bihor, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Maramureş, Mureş, Satu Mare, Sălaj was won, an exceptional project in terms of theoretical, methodological and practical load. This was followed, in a logical connection, by other important projects and research grants that led to a real specialization in the field of spatial planning and in the elaboration of development strategies for all known regional taxa – region, county (zone), microregion, city or commune.

As a result, the programme of the centre aims at state-of-the-art regional approaches to assessing the natural and human potential of various geographical units and subunits, spatial planning, economic and social development strategies at regional, zonal, microregional, or local level, areas, poles and axes of spatial gravity, economic, social or infrastructural disparities, territorial cohesion, etc. A recent concern for a group of researchers at CGR is the issue of geographical mental spaces, where their contributions have already become significant.

A New Master’s Programme

Practical Training in Territorial Planning Organised under the Aegis of the Centre for Regional Geography Rescheduled for 2022

Book Release

Upcoming Events

27.10.2021 – The 21st edition of the CGR Meetings: Climate: from Resource to Threat to Regional Development. Speaker: Adina-Eliza Croitoru, Professor at Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Geography.