Master's Program in Geoinformatics

Aalto University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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About this program

Master's Program in Geoinformatics

The Master’s Program in Geoinformatics from Aalto University is designed to give students both theoretical and practical abilities in the areas of spatial information processing, analysis, visualization and management. The two-year Master’s degree focuses on geovisualization, spatial data analysis, spatial data structures, algorithms and spatial programming, as well as GIS software engineering and application development.

Through the duration of the program you will learn how to design and implements small GIS-applications as well as apply spatial analysis methods to data sets in order to support decision making. You will also gain an understanding of the general rules of good spatial visualization, as well as learn the basic skills in map design. Due to its small size, the Master’s Program in Geoinformatics allows for in individual guidance and personal contacts to the teachers and researchers.

Upon completion of the Master’s Program in Geoinformatics graduates can look forward to pursuing careers in environmental, hydrological, geological, geographical and archeological contexts, as well as work in planning, security and safety.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Geoinformatics Masters degree Program must meet the following requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) in engineering or other relevant field with emphasis on spatial sciences, geography, geology, hydrography or environmental sciences. Good knowledge in mathematics is also required. The applicants must have a good command of English.

The following documents are required for the application:

  • Official Bachelor’s degree certificate + official translation (if necessary)
  • Official transcript of university records + official translation (if necessary)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • Motivation letter (included in the application form)
  • Offiicial language test report

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the university website. 


For non-EU/EEA citizens: €15000/year


Upon the completion of the this degree, students will receive a Master of Science in Geoinformatics from Aalto University.

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Aalto University

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Aalto University

Otakaari 1B
02150 Espoo

Phone no: +358947001


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