Welcome to the Institute of Geography at the University of Hamburg. With currently ten professors, the Institute represents the full spectrum of the discipline of geography. Specific areas of research focus include climate and change, the exploration and critical interrogation of processes of globalisation and regionalisation and society-environment interactions in multiple contexts. In addition to the Hamburg region, the research activity of the Institute focuses on Latin America, southern Africa and central and southern Asia constitute.
The Institute offers a range of study programmes for both specialised geography students (B.Sc. / M.Sc. Geography, B.Sc. Geography International) and students training to become teachers. Selected courses at both Bachelor and Master level are offered in English.
The Institute for Geography at the University of Hamburg is a member of the Research Centre for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) and has a central role in the Excellence Cluster “Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction” (CliSAP). If you would like visit us, you will find the Institute in the Geomatikum, at Bundesstraße 55 (20146 Hamburg), floors 5-8.