The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig is tasked with analysing social processes from geographical perspectives and visualising social change. As a member of the Leibniz Association and as the only non-university research institute for geography in Germany, the institute brings together basic research and knowledge transfer. With its approximately 100 members of staff, the institute conducts research on current spatial developments in Germany and Europe, with a particular focus on Eastern Europe, under the heading „Geographies of the Regional“.


Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstraße 9
04328 Leipzig
T +49 0341 600 55 - 0

Prof. Judith Miggelbrink

Head of Administration:
Beata Kirchner

Dr Peter Wittmann