The Hellenic Geographical Society (HGS) is a non-governmental, non-profit scientific,
educational and professional society founded in 1928 devoted to the development
of the discipline of Geography. For more than 90 years the HGS and its members
have contributed to the advancement of geography. HGS has become EUGEO
member in 2019. HGS has 400 members.

The purposes of the HGS are primarily to promote Geography through initiating and
coordinating geographical research and teaching in Greece. Its work is conducted
through members and National Committees. The HGS hosts the International
Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society every two years and also promotes
other meetings that comply with the objectives of the Society.  Since its founding in
1928, the HGS’s dedicated people, strong intellectual base, and vision have helped to
serve the professional needs of geographers and to advance geography. The HGS
also facilitates the participation of geographers in the global community of scientists
through its formal affiliation as a Member within the International
Geographical Union for Science (IGU), EUGEO and the Association of European Geographers

The HGS edits a periodical journal “European Journal of Geography”. The European
Journal of Geography is a peer-reviewed open access journal. Articles and book
reviews are published under free licenses, and anyone is allowed to read, download,
copy, and distribute them.

President: Dr. Maria Pigaki, Teaching & Research Staff, National Technical University
of Athens (NTUA)
Secretary General: Dr. Stavros Spyrellis, Researcher, National Center of Social
Research –ΕΚΚΕ-

[updated on July 15 2022, MT]