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Our Services

for public administration bodies, local governments and commercial entities

The Urban and Regional Laboratory (URRlab) team at Charles University in Prague offers its services in the field of analysis and consulting on a commercial basis.

We have long-term experience with projects commissioned by public administrations, research institutions and private entities.

We cover a wide range of thematic areas in the preparation of territorial analyses, strategic documents, plans and supporting materials at various scales (from individual sites in cities and rural areas to the macro-regional level).

What we offer

Research work through a wide range of methods

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of social and economic processes at different geographical levels

  • Detailed case studies for selected localities and/or social groups

  • Questionnaire surveys, structured interviews, document analysis, fieldwork, mapping

  • Statistical data processing

  • Cartographic visualisation and spatial analysis using geographical information systems

  • Working with a wide range of software – mapping, graphical, statistical outputs

  • Ability to work in foreign languages

  • Experience of working in an international environment and for international institutions

Lectures, educational activities and training

  • For students

  • For public administration staff

Cooperation with the media

Professional consultations and expertise

Formulation of proposals for legislative amendments

  • Recommendations for setting public policies and strategic documents

  • Recommendations for the formulation of action plans and development strategies

  • Proposals for methodological procedures or indicators

Thematic areas

of our analyses, expertise and consultancy activities

  • Urban environment, urbanisation, suburbanisation

  • Spatial mobility and migration

  • Social and ethnic segregation, deprivation and social pathologies

  • Quality of life, everyday life and lifestyle

  • Issues of specific age groups, demographic ageing

  • Inequalities and socio-spatial structure

  • Social and physical environment in cities and municipalities

  • Unemployment, poverty, crime

  • Socially and demographically disadvantaged groups

  • Research on time use, leisure and everyday life

  • Development of communities around large cities and prevention of negative impacts

  • Social cohesion and participation

Other references

  • Mangan Chvaletice


  • Útvar rozvoje hl. m. Prahy

  • Institut plánování a rozvoje hl. m. Prahy

  • obec Přišimasy

  • obec Karlík

  • obec Břežany

  • SPF Group v.o.s

  • U-24 s.r.o.

  • Gabal Analysis and Consulting

We have experience with projects from these providers

  • Grantová agentura Univerzity Karlovy

  • Grantová agentura České republiky

  • Technologická agentura České republiky

  • Fond rozvoje vysokých škol

  • Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj

  • Ministerstvo práce a sociálních věcí

  • Ministerstvo kultury

  • Ministerstvo životního prostředí

  • Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy České republiky

The complete list of projects can be found in Projects section


Legerova 1878/5

room number 325
2nd floor, URRlab
128 43 Praha 2 Nové Město
tel. 221 951 970

Contact person

Jiří Nemeškal
tel. 221 951 972

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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