Wojciech Pokojski

Place of employment:

    Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, Department of Geoinformatics, Cartography and Remote Sensing


email: wpokojski@uw.edu.pl

Phone: + 48 2255 20671, Fax: + 48 22 5521521

Years with the University:

(since 1st October 1991)


research scientist (senior lecturer)


  • 2002: Ph.D. degree of Earth Sciencies (Geography). Warsaw University, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies
  • 1998-1999 post-graduate studies „Economic Principles of Environmental Policy”,  Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw (cooperation with the Harvard Institute for International Development)
  • 2011-2013 post-graduate studies „Informatics and computer classes for teachers”,  University of the Humanities, TWP

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Lectures and exercises

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Lectures and exercises.
  • Spatial Information Systems. Exercises.
  • Basics of geoinformatics I. Exercises.
  • Basics of geoinformatics II. Exercises.
  • Open GIS software. Exercises.
  • Sources and methods for obtaining spatial data. Lectures and exercises.
  • Application of GIS and Web GIS. Seminar.
  • GIS in spatial planning. Exercises.
  • Analysis of quantitative data. Lectures and exercises.


Supervision of diploma thesis

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Publication list:





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Prizes of the:

• Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies University of Warsaw for didactic and organizational achievements (1996)
• Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies University of Warsaw for a huge commitment in the work related to computerization of the Faculty (1999)
• Rector of the University of Warsaw for outstanding doctoral dissertation (2002)


  • Wageningen University & Research (The Netherlands),  1992-1993, TEMPUS  EWA-Ring 
  • The Geops Consulting Company, Arnhem, The Netherlands, 1995, TEMPUS – SWARP
  • Instituto Politécnico De Santarém, Portugal, 2014, ERASMUS-STA
  • Charles University, Czech Republik, 2016, ERASMUS-STA
  • University of Latvia, Latvia, 2016, ERASMUS-STA
  • University de Valencia, Spain, 2017, ERASMUS-STA

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Science popularization:


  • • Workshops on geoinformation (II LO in Płock), February 2019
    • Lecture at the Festival of Science (LXIII LO in Warsaw), 24/05/2019
    • 23rd Warsaw Science Festival, lecture, workshop, city game, 23/09/2019
    • Workshops for teachers as part of the educational activities of the Mazovian Self-Government Teacher Training Center, Siedlce (Nov. 2018), Ostrołęka (March 2019) and Ciechanów (March 2019). 
  • Workshops for elementary school students in the project „Seeing the world through the eyes of a geographer, April 2019, September 2019.

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