Human Geography comprises studies of human activity with a spatial, -a geographical, dimension. To probe deeper into the subject Human Geography means to learn to understand and analyze the social and economical development potential of places and regions.
Examples of topics being discussed during our different courses are: Why do certain places expand while others are depopulated? Why do people relocate? Where will we find tomorrows work places? How do living conditions change in different parts of Sweden and in what ways are different areas affected by internationalization? How do we create prerequisites for sustainable development locally and globally?
Our profile at Dalarna university within research and education is tourism and regional development.
The teachers and researchers in Human Geography are also active in the Faculty of Tourism at Dalarna University. For more information see Tourism Studies.
The research in Human Geography is closely related to the research within other subjects within the interdisciplinary research field of Regional Science. For more information see Regional Science.