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Geographical Information System

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: GVS150
Spring 2020
100% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 25 March 2020
2 Closed GU-21226
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course gives you basic knowledge of geographical information systems (GIS) while you practice practical management of GIS, as well as knowledge of principles for the introduction and applications of GIS. You learn to independently collect, process, analyze and visualize geographic data. Great emphasis is placed on practical exercises and a handled independently less project work where you yourself can use your knowledge. We go through the theoretical bases in lectures and group discussions.

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Requirements and Selection

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 29 101 SEK
First payment: 29 101 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

This course can be taken as an elective course.

Shortly before and during this course more information can be found here:

Circa one week before the course begins admitted students will receive registration instructions.

Further questions about the course and the Geography or Earth Science programs:


Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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