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Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

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290003 VO New Issues in Cartography/GIScience (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German, English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

digital only

Wednesday 17.03. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 14.04. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 28.04. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital
Wednesday 23.06. 13:00 - 15:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of this course is to give an overview of selected, current topics in cartography and GIScience and to consider these in the context of technological developments and social challenges. The methods, theories and approaches presented are related to the following topics, among others:
GIsciene Learning and Teaching
User centered applications and their development
Openess - Open Data, Open GIS etc.
Visual Storytelling
KI and Deep Learning
selected EO use cases
Sensor data/ -networks

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment is based on an "open book" examination at the end of the semester, during which "mini-essays" are to be written on selected questions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students work on relevant questions on the basis of the content learned in the course. Here they should show that can combine different knowledge for describing and finding decision for a certain problem.

Examination topics

The content that was presented during the lecture.

Reading list

Copies of course slides (incl. linked material)

Association in the course directory


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