MSc - Spatial Information Management
SPATIAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is a 2 year graduate program at the School of Geoinformation. Spatial Information Management is offering a universal solution framework for many fields of application areas like Natural Hazards Risk Management, Site Potential Analysis, Infrastructure Planning, Water Resource Management or Traffic Simulation and Modeling. We educate “spatially aware” experts and professionals for the international market. Our graduates provide fast, up-to-date and accurate integration, analysis, simulation and visualization of the relevant spatial situation to stake holders and decision makers.
Our research topics cover “GIS & Decision Support”, “Location-Based Systems Solutions” and “Innovation & Technology Management”. The program is dedicated to expose students to applied research by solving real world and socially relevant problems with innovative geospatial methods and techniques. Therefore, most of the thesis projects are conducted in cooperation with our partners in public administration, academia and the private sector providing excellent international career opportunities for our graduates.
“MODELLING THE FUTURE – MAKING BETTER DECISIONS”
The development of spatial scenarios opens a whole new world of professional opportunities. Highly qualified experts with the knowledge and skills we train in are in high demand and are needed to help find solutions for the challenges of our times. Such challenges include the increasing threat caused by terrorism, the shortage of natural resources, traffic congestion or the monitoring of the health for the elderly. For these reasons, our graduates have excellent and exciting international career opportunities – within a broad spectrum of application fields such as:
• Natural Hazard Management
• Utilities Planning and Optimization of Electric, Energy and Telecom Networks
• Water-Supply and Water-Information Management
• Traffic Simulation and Modeling
• Regional and Local Planning
• Location-Based Services
• Public Participation
• Health and Human Services
• Security and Intelligence Services
• Environmental Resource Management
• Sales and Technology Marketing