Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degrees train students to analyse and create visual representations of the Earth's surface and layers, using specialised software. GIS degree students evaluate diverse spatial data, to help in the planning process of scientific research. Graduates follow careers in research institutes, governmental agencies, public authorities, or private consultancies.Read more about studying a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) degree
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Portugal is one of the most popular destinations for people looking to study abroad, especially exchange students. Portuguese universities are highly focused on research and collaborate with important research centres worldwide. During studies, international students have various opportunities to take on internships at local companies. You also have the chance to learn Portuguese, an international language spoken by over 250 million people worldwide. It can be an asset on any CV and will serve you well in your future career. While studying and living in Portugal, the Mediterranean climate will make you never want to leave; hot summers and beautiful beaches — all you need to relax after big exams. If you’re a wanderer, Portugal’s natural beauty and unique sites are waiting to be explored. There are over 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among many other places worth visiting.Read more about studying abroad in Portugal
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