The four semester MSc Cartography programme at TU Dresden starts every year in winter semester (October) and will enrol up to 25 students from all over the world. Language of instruction is English. The full-time programme awards a total of 120 ECTS.
With a high concentration of scientific competence, the programme is outstanding not only in Europe. The four involved universities complement each other to provide an exceptional programme with excellent job employment prospects in this interdisciplinary field. The programme takes place at all four cooperating universities and is completely taught in English.
The programme takes place at all four cooperating universities and is completely taught in English. Students stay together as a group during the whole time and have to spend their 1st semester at TUM in Germany. Then they have to study the 2nd semester at TU Vienna in Austria. After that they study their 3rd semester at TU Dresden in Germany. During the first and third semester, online modules from the University of Twente are integrated in the curriculum. In the 4th semester students prepare their Master’s thesis at one of the four participating universities.
- Cartographic Foundations
- Geovisualization and Geostatistics
- Principles of Databases
- Spatial Decision Support System
- Visual Databases
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 16 other Masters in Environmental Engineering in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Already obtained an university Bachelor degree or equivalent in a discipline related to cartography, geo-information, geography, geodesy, geology or computer science.
- Motivation and talent;
- Academic qualification and academic potential (knowledge in cartography, computer science, mathematics, geodesy, other geo, natural and environmental sciences);
- Study progress and results obtained in previous education (e.g. based on GPA);
- Letters of recommendation;
- Practical experience in the geo field will be an advantage.
International5640 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11280 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEA4490 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8980 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Dresden
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 9 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.