Professor Andrzej Mizgajski PDF Print E-mail
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Andrzej Mizgajski, Ph.D.

Ordinary professor of Earth Sciences

Head of the Department of Integrated Geography

Research subjects

Integrated geography, landscape ecology, environmental management, ecosystem services, urban ecosystems



1970–1975 Master applied geography

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland)

1982 Ph.D., physical geography

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland)

01/04/1984–30/09/1985 Scientific Fellow

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn (Germany)

1990 Habilitation, Geography

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland)

2009 Professor of Earth Science

Appointed by the President of Poland, Warszawa (Poland)


01/07/1975–Present College / university teaching professional, presently ordinary professor

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland)

01/04/2004–07/03/2006 Undersecretary of State, Secretary of State

Polish Ministry of Environment, Warszawa (Poland)

01/01/1993–30/04/1999 Head of the Department of Environment

Voivodship Office of the Poznań Region, Poznań (Poland)


o 2015 Member of the European Research Council Consolidator Grants Evaluation Panel, Executive Agency at the European Commission

o Since 2015 Member of the Scientific Board, Institute of Environmental Protection, Warszawa

o Since 2014 Chairmen of the State Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection at the Minister of Environment of Poland

o Since 2014 Member of the Editorial Board ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, Elsevier, Amsterdam

o Since 2013 Expert of the Polish Ministry of Environment in the area of Mapping and Assesment of Ecosystems and their Services

o 2013 – 2015 Member of the Steering Group, European Commission Contract: Mapping of Ecosystems and their Services in the EU and its Member States (MESEU)

o Since 2011 Member of the Geographical Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences;

o Since 2011 Member of the Scientific Board, The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development Dresden/Germany

o Since 2011 Member of the Expert Corps at the National Science Centre

o 2006-2010 Chairman of the Experts Panel "Environmental protection and planning” at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

o Since 2008 Head of the Department of Integrated Geography at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

o Since 2002 Member of the Scientific Board, The Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment (IAFE) of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań


2016 Tutor at the 4th Summer School of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) - Benefiting from nature in growing cities’, Shanghai, China

2014 Tutor at the Summer School - Allotment Gardens in European Cities, organised in the framework of the COST Action TU1201 in collaboration with Salzburg Paris-Lodron University and Society for Urban Ecology, Salzburg, Austria

2013 Tutor at the 2nd Summer School of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) -Urban Development and Urban Ecosystem Services - European Approaches and Shanghai Experiences, Shanghai, China

2011, 2014 Visiting professor at the Institute of Geography, Martin Luther University, Germany;

2011 Tutor at the 1st Summer School of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) Development of Sustainable Urban Environment, Shanghai, China

2007 Visiting professor at the Department of Geography, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria


2015-2018 - Coordinator of the Adam Mickiewicz University team at the Project: "ESMERALDA - Enhancing ecosystem services mapping for policy and decision making", The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020

Since 2013 Representative of Poland at the European Commission Working Group MAES (Mapping of Ecosystems and Their Services in the EU and its Member States); Representative of the EU member states at the Steering Group of the European Commission Contract: Mapping of Ecosystems and Their Services in the EU and its Member States

2012-2017 Co-Chairmen appointed by Poland at the common project in the framework of Polish- Austrian bilateral research program, Determinants (conditions) of transformation of urban green areas and open areas in urban regions. A comparative study of Poznań and Salzburg

2012-2016 Member of the Management Committee on behalf of the Poland, member of the Core Group and co-leader of the Working Group Ecology at the project COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action TU1201: Urban Allotment Gardens in European Cities - Future Challenges and Lessons Learned

2012 Affiliate at the Polish delegation to the United Nations World Conference on Sustainable Development Rio +20, Rio de Janeiro

2007, 2008, 2012 Member of Polish delegation to the Conferences of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: Bali/Indonesia, Poznan/Poland, Doha/Qatar

2009-2016 Participation at the sequence of strategic projects concerning Development of the Poznan Metropolitan Area funded by the Association of Metropolitan Poznan - Coordinator of environmental group

Since 2009 Member of the National Advisory Committee for Environmental Impact Assessment

2006/2007 Participation in expeditions during the International Polar Year: Spitsbergen (1 month), King George Island /Antarctica (6 weeks)

2001-2004 Participation at the US-Central European project, Environmental Management of Rural Landscape, main organizer: Cornell University (Itaca, New York, USA)

1993-1998 Head of the Supervisory Board of the Regional Found for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Poznań

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