Department of Integrated Geography

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Faculty of Human Geography and Planning

Andrzej Mizgajski Ph.D., Professor

prof. Andrzej Mizgajski

room: L115

tel.: +48 61 829 6228

e-mail: andrzej.mizgajski@amu.edu.pl

1970–1975 – Master, applied geography, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland)

1982 – Ph.D., physical geography, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland)

01/04/1984–30/09/1985 – Scientific Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn (Germany)

1990 – Habilitation, GeographY, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland)

2009 – Professor of Earth Science, Appointed by the President of Poland, Warszawa (Poland)

Since 2020   European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), Member of the  Strategy Working Group for Environment

Since 2016   Member of the Advisory Committee of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE), Chairmen of the SURE Chapter Central Europe

2015, 2017, 2019, 2021  Member of the European Research Council Consolidator Grants Evaluation Panel, Executive Agency at the European Commission

2015 – 2016  Member of the Scientific Board, Institute of Environmental Protection, Warszawa

2014 – 2019   Chairmen of the State Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection at the Minister of Environment of Poland

2014 – 2022   Member of the Editorial Board ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, Elsevier, Amsterdam

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

2011 – 2019 Member of the Geographical Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences;

2011 – 2017   Member of the Scientific Board, The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development Dresden/Germany

2011 – 2020   Member of the Expert Corps at the National Science Centre

2008 – 2020   Head of the Department of Integrated Geography at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

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

2002-2018    Member of the Scientific Board, The Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment (IAFE) of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań

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

01/07/1975 – Present Assistant, assistant professor, presently ordinary professor, Adam Mickiewicz University in 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)

2017    Visiting professor at the University of Bucharest Faculty of Geography

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, ShanghaiChina

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

2017 – 2022     Member of the Adam Mickiewicz University Team in CONNECTING Nature (COproductioN with NaturE for City Transitioning, INnovation and Governance), which is a HORIZON 2020 innovation project. The objective of CONNECTING is to position Europe as a global leader in the innovation and implementation of nature-based solutions for urban sustainability issues (2017-2022). More info at http://connectingnature.eu/

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