UNIGIS professional

UNIGIS professional for Academic Education

The UNIGIS professional program is targeted at individuals who are eager to get a comprehensive overview of methods and tools in Geoinformatics within one year. It is designed for people who already have a background in spatial disciplines.

UNIGIS professional Study Program 

The  UNIGIS professional program comprises of 60 ECTS. This includes:

  • 7 core modules (6 ECTS each)
  • Electives (18 ECTS)


General Information

Study Program
Geographical Information Systems (UNIGIS professional)

Academic Certificate
Academic Certificate in Geographical Information Systems, issued by the University of Salzburg

Upcoming Starts

  • twice a year
  • 01 October 2024
  • 01 March 2025
  • Info-Webinar: We introduce the UNIGIS distance learning programmes in this online webinar and answer your questions. Next webinar: 25 June 2024, 4pm (CEST).   Register here. 

Tuition Fee
The study program’s tuition fee amounts to € 6,900.- payable in a single instalment. Additional fees are due for credit card payment. 

Study Guide

The study guide provides a closer look into the UNIGIS professional study program:  UNIGIS professional – Study Guide


 UNIGIS professional – Curriculum (in German)

Optional Modules

Students can choose from a variety of Optional Modules to create an individual focus area within their studies. For details on the Optional Modules that are offered this year, click this link:  UNIGIS Salzburg Optional Modules

Admission & Application

Here you can find more details on the admission and application process:
 UNIGIS professional – Admission Requirements
 UNIGIS professional – How to apply

Next start: 01 October 2024
Register until: 10 September 2024


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

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

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