The 3rd RuralGeo conference, following Nantes (France) 2014 and Braunschweig (Germany) 2017, is planned for 2020 and has the working title

"Rural Geographies in Transition".

It will take place in

Groningen, The Netherlands, at the end of June 2020


The conference will be organised by the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen (

The Local Organising Committee (as of autumn 2017) consists of Prof Tialda Haartsen (t.haartsen [AT] and Prof Dirk Strijker (d.strijker [AT]


As soon as we have more information available, we will inform you here accordingly.