Charles University in Prague research working group

Urban and Regional Laboratory

Our principal aim is to cooperate on research projects and to share and discuss research themes linked to theoretical and practical issues of cities, settlement systems, regional development and related fields.

Urban and regional laboratory is a research working group associating social geographers affiliated with Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development.

The main research areas

  • Post-socialist cities

  • Urban geography & sociology

  • Social & physical environment

  • Migration & everyday mobility

Our services

We have long-term experience with processing regional and territorial analyses, situation analyses, and strategic documents at various scales (from individual cities and rural areas to macro-regional levels).

We offer our expertise within a diverse range of broadly defined issues related to urban and regional development.

  • Social & ethnic segregation

  • Quality of life & lifestyle

  • Unemployment and poverty

  • Social & ethnic segregation

  • City, urbanisation, suburbanisation

  • Spatial mobility & migration

  • Municipalities around large cities

  • Time use & leisure research

  • Age group related issues

  • Social & physical environment of cities

Contact us

If you decide to visit us, we will be pleased to welcome you to our office at Albertov or at Legerova street. Contacts for individual members can be found on the profile pages.

Albertov 2038/6

room number 365
128 43 Praha 2 – Nové Město
tel. 221 951 378

Legerova 1878/5

room number 325 (URRlab)
128 43 Praha 2 – Nové Město
tel. 221 951 970

Contact person

Postal address

Albertov 2038/6
128 43 Praha 2 – Nové Město


Urban and Regional Laboratory

Department of Social Geography
& Regional Development

Charles University in Prague
Faculty of Science

Contact us

Albertov 2038/6
128 43 Praha 2 - Nové Město

Contact person
Jiří Nemeškal
211 951 972

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