Institute of Geographical Sciences of Henan Academy of Sciences (IGSHAS) is a key research institute in Henan Province, China. IGSHAS was founded in 1958. It is one of the oldest research institutes in Henan. The Institute has nurtured large numbers of outstanding scientists and engineers.
IGSHAS boasts 31 scientific and engineering programs in 15 research areas. There are 6 masters-degree programs, 2 Ph.D programs, 1 state engineering center and 1 state key laboratory (Remote Sense and GIS Key Laborary). It has many famous scientists and professors, including 16 professors, and 40 associate professors.
IGSHAS is located in the center of Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan, the environment of which is green and beautiful. It is the research center of geographical sciences in Henan. Through computer networks, IGSHAS has faster and closer connection with the world.