- Starting dates next intakes:
October 1, 2016
March 1, 2017
July 5 - 8: GI_Forum, Salzburg, Austria
July 6-8: AGIT, Salzburg, Austria
Scientific Articles about UNIGIS
Strobl, J. (2014): Can brainware keep up with technology?
In: Geospatial World. September 2014.
Strobl, J. (2011): UNIGIS – Networked Learning over a Distance.
In: Unwin, D. J., Foote, K. E., Tate, N. J. and DiBiase, D. (eds.): Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education. John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Car, A. (2010): Quality Aspects in Postgraduate Distance Education: an Example from UNIGIS Salzburg.
In: Donert K. (Hrsg), Using GeoInformation in European Geography Education. Roma, International Geographical Union and Societa Geografica Italiana: 160-169.
Petch, J. and A. Car (2010): Case of Good Practice 1: UNIGIS. Enhancing Surveying Education through e-Learning.
In: Groenendijk, L. and B. Markus (Hrsg.), FIG Report published by FIG Commission 2 - Professional Education, The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG): 32-36.
Atzmanstorfer K. and R. Resl (2009): UNIGIS in Latin America 1999-2009: Experiences of a Distance Education Program for GIS in Latin America.
In: Proceedings of the International Cartographic Conference (ICC), 2009. Santiago de Chile.
Strobl, J. and A. Car (2009): Continuing Professional Education via Distance Learning - Success Factors and Challenges.
In: Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Vermessung & Geoinformation: Proceedings FIG Commission 2 - Conference “Navigating the Future of Surveying Education” Vol. 1.
Traun, C. (2009): Continuing Professional Education Requirements and Offers in GI within Europe.
In: Jekel, Koller, Donert (Eds): Learning with Geoinformation IV. -Heidelberg, p. 212-219.
Car, A. (2006): Quality Aspects in Postgraduate Distance Education: An Example from UNIGIS Salzburg.
ESRI Education Conference, Athens, Greece.
UNIGIS offers internationally recognized academic distance learning qualifications in GIScience and Systems as a one-year UNIGIS Professional Diploma Certificate or a two-year postgraduate MSc. For students from Saudi Arabia these programmes are offered through the UNIGIS Study Centre at the King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.
The UNIGIS MSc programme provides an understanding of the conceptual, technical, and organisational aspects of GIScience whereas the UNIGIS Professional Diploma/Certificate programme develops or improves application-oriented skills based on a solid understanding of Geoinformatics.
Individuals aiming at a career in GI or professionals already active in this field who are interested in continuing education or pursuing an academic qualification while working will find these distance learning programmes particularly attractive. With the acquired know-how from these programmes, graduates are expected to master challenges in business, industry or government in any of the following fields
Transportation, utilities-planning and -management
Natural resources and environment-planning and -management in e.g., agriculture, forestry, fisheries and hunting, mining
Urban- and regional-planning
Government – public administration, health, education
Security – risk assessment, disaster planning and management, public safety
Business – marketing, property development, real estate
Insurance, tourism, and many more
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