Geoinformatics is considered the methodology based on concepts from Geographic Information Science, implemented in Geographic Information Systems. "GIS" today are widely used as tools in all domains and disciplines based on geospatial information: Ecology and Conservation, Surveying and Mapping, Agriculture and Forestry, Planning and Zoning, Geology and Resource Management, Risk and Disaster Management, Local Government and many others.


  • Semester Info Meeting on October 11, 2016 We meet on October 11 at 14:30 in the GI_Lecture Room for a Q&A session for any question related to the master programme. Afterwards we will have ...
    Posted 30 Sep 2016, 06:27 by Barbara Hofer
  • Info Event for potential Geoinformatics students   join[us]spatially on Friday, June 3 - 2pm > see invitation
    Posted 29 May 2016, 12:10 by Admin Z_GIS
  • ePortfolio Please make sure that you ALL are registered for the 'ePortfolio' class in every semester! 
    Posted 20 Apr 2016, 01:49 by Admin Z_GIS
  • New guidelines using ArcGIS Online New guidelines for using ArcGIS Online - please read!
    Posted 28 Apr 2016, 23:15 by Admin Z_GIS
  • Terms of use Terms of use / Guidelines for GI-Lab and GI-Lecture classrooms
    Posted 13 Apr 2016, 23:42 by Admin Z_GIS
  • PLUS location map/app Explore our PLUS location map/app!
    Posted 19 Apr 2016, 02:28 by Admin Z_GIS
  • Thesis Topics Some currently available thesis topics!
    Posted 13 Apr 2016, 23:41 by Admin Z_GIS
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The Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS at the University of Salzburg is a recognized Centre of Excellence established since the late 1980ies and provides the competence and capacity for offering a high level of undergraduate and postgraduate education. The residential MSc programme in Applied Geoinformatics is managed by Z_GIS as a core component of its academic qualifications in Geoinformatics and Geographic Information Science.

Please stay on this site, if you are looking for further information on the residential Applied Geoinformatics MSc at the University of Salzburg. If you are interested in other study programmes, please peruse the links below:

- UNIGIS Distance Learning: MSc - diploma/certificate

- PhD 
Geoinformatics and Doctoral College Geographic Information Science

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