UNIGIS Master of Science

Master Program for Geoinformatics

The UNIGIS MSc is a remote study program at the University of Salzburg. It teaches fundamental concepts of geoinformatics theory and its application. The Master of Science (MSc CE) degree qualifies graduates to manage GIS projects, working groups and divisions related to the field of geoinformatics. Studying online and remotly offers the great advantage of being spatially and temporally flexibile.  

UNIGIS MSc Study Program

The  UNIGIS Master of Science program is a Bolognia conform master study with overall 120 ECTS. This comprises of:

  • nine core modules (á 6 ECTS),
  • the electives (24 ECTS),
  • an academic working block (12 ECTS), and
  • the master thesis (30 ECTS).

This structure aims at a comprehensive skill and knowledge acquisition in the field of GIS and GI-technology (ArcGIS products, QGIS, FME, Leaflet, etc.), while allowing the students to explore areas of personal interest with elective modules (from a selection of 15+ optional modules).
In their master thesis, the students can realise individual or work-related projects within the field of GIS. Besides, the Department of Geoinformatics at the University of Salzburg offers a broad portfolio of research projects where students are invited to contribute. 



General Information

Academic Degree
Master of Science (CE)

Upcoming Starts
(twice a year)
01 October 2023
01 March 2024*

Tuition Fee
The study program’s tuition fee amounts to € 10,700.- payable in a single installment or 2 equal annual instalments of € 5,600.- each. Additional fees are due for credit card payment. (* As of 01 January 2024, the tuition fee amounts to € 12,500.- or 2 equal instalments of 6,500,- each.)


Study Guide

The study guide provides a closer look into the UNIGIS Master of Science study program: UNIGIS Master of Science – Study Guide


UNIGIS Master of Science – Curriculum


Click on the image below to get more details on the UNIGIS Electives 2023:

UNIGIS Electives 2023


Admission & Application

Here you can find more details on the admission and registration process:
UNIGIS Master of Science – Application Process
UNIGIS Master of Science – Application Form

Register until: 01 September 2023
Next start: 01 October 2023


University of Salzburg
Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS
Schillerstraße 30
A-5020 Salzburg

Telephone: +43 (0)662-8044-7522

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