Research Moudules

Research Modules
Our students are clustered in one of the following research modules. Each module has unique concentrations:
    • Global economic space and urban dynamicsGlobalization, global cities, urban networks and dynamics, production networks and value chains, global investment and finance, transnational corporations, industrial clusters and regional innovation
    • Politics, space, and culturePlace and space, cultural landscapes, production of space, political geography, geopolitics, territorial disputes, border studies, legal geography, land and housing policy
    • Environmental change and sustainable developmentGeomorphology, soil, quaternary environments, ecological processes, biogeography, marine systems, environmental change and sustainable development, natural disasters
    • Geographic Information Science (GIS) and spatial modelingGIS analysis, remote sensing, Artificial Intelligence and spatial big data analytics, location analysis and spatial optimization, spatial statistics, geocomputation, transportation and communication modeling, environmental management, disaster modeling
    • Global area studiesGlocalization, rural-urban linkages in the Global South, human-environmental interaction, poverty·vulnerability and inequality in Southeast Asia, diversification options and challenges in coastal areas, the impact of disasters on daily life, Asian geopolitics on daily life