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Boost your GIS career and make your data work for you

Geographical Information Sciences (UNIGIS)

Advance your career in the exciting field of Geographical Information Science (GIS) with a Master of Science degree from our online part-time programme. Our accredited program provides in-depth training in the latest GIS technologies and techniques, preparing you for a wide range of professional opportunities in industries such as environmental science, urban planning, and more.

We face major challenges like climate adaptation, energy transition, health, housing, and mobility. The digital transformation has led to exponential growth in (open) data, such as local statistics, sensor data, etc. How can you help address these spatial challenges? Learn how to turn data into actionable insights with Geographical Information Science (GIS). Gain skills to analyze and visualize data through informative maps, and apply them to challenges like climate adaptation, energy transition, health, housing, and mobility. Join an international group of students and learn from experienced professionals to create impactful maps using the latest technology and methods. Master GIS to advance your career in urban planning, marketing, pandemic tracking, green energy advising, and more.

Why choose Geographical Information Sciences at VU Amsterdam?

Choose the online Master's program GIS at VU Amsterdam for its industry-relevant curriculum taught by experienced faculty at a top-ranked university in the Netherlands. Benefit from the program's balance of flexibility and structure and earn a respected MSc degree upon graduation thanks to the program's accreditation.

Discover your Geographical Information Sciences programme

During this programme, you’ll uncover how GIS enables smarter decision-making for businesses, governments and the world. Whether you work in marketing, city planning, green energy, healthcare or elsewhere, this Master’s in GIS can help you perform better.

You will gain the necessary skills to combine and analyse spatial data and learn the newest methods, systems and technologies to effectively visualise and communicate with maps.

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