24 months
4900 EUR/year
4900 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The UNIGIS Master of Science (MSc) of University of Salzburg is a postgraduate study program in distance-learning format. It establishes a solid foundation with the key concepts and methods in Geographic Information Systems and Science, and provides the competences for solving complex real-world problems. 


Students of UNIGIS Master of Science (MSc) of University of Salzburg develop their individual areas of expertise in the Electives as well as the Master Thesis research, according to their personal needs and interests. 

Key facts:

UNIGIS MSc students are typically working GI-professionals, who lead – or aim to lead – interdisciplinary teams.

The study is compliant with the level 7 (Master) of the European Qualifications Framework.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geoinformatics
  • Data Modelling and Data Structures
  • Data Sources and Data Acquisition
  • Geo-Database-Management
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Visualisation and Cartography

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a general university entry qualification for an Austrian university or a university of applied sciences (“Fachhochschule”).
  • have a minimum age of 20
  • prove sufficient English language skills: language level B2 or higher according to the Common European Framework (CEF), or equivalent qualifications.
  • Cover letter with your motivation to apply for the program
  • Student Application Form – signed
  • UNIGIS Terms of Participation – signed
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • All degrees and certificates mentioned in the student application form and curriculum vitae (originals may be requested for verification)
  • A copy of the passport or national identity card
  • If available: a proof of your English language proficiency
  • A recent photograph

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

The tuition fee can be split into two annual installments, 5200.- € each.


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.

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