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Master's Degree in Geo-Informatics for Natural Resources Management

University of León
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
Starts September

Program description

Master's Degree in Geo-Informatics for Natural Resources Management

The Master of Geoinformatics for Natural Resources Management offers advanced training in geotechnologies applied to the management of natural resources in order to meet the growing demand for professionals with this profile by companies and administrations. Geoinformatics uses mathematical algorithms and advanced computer techniques to solve problems of a geographical nature through the development or application of computer programs and mathematical models. For this reason, geoinformatics can be used for any planning or natural resource management project. The master's degree which is taught at the School of Agricultural and Forest Engineering (EIAF), at the Ponferrada Campus, offers a unique professional specialization in this field.

After finishing the master’s the students will know how to:

  • Apply the latest technologies and techniques to capture spatial information: UAVs, satellite images, LiDAR technology, GPS, etc.
  • Know and apply advanced GIS tools to store, manage, analyze and process spatial data
  • Process and model geospatial information to extract useful information in solving natural resource management problems (water resources, erosion, floods, fires, pests, burned areas, mining activities, natural heritage, etc.).
  • Apply geoinformatic tools to evaluate and quantify ecosystem goods and services associated with natural resources.
  • Carry out simulations and apply models oriented to the conservation and management of the environment.

Admission requirements

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Scholarships & funding

TalentUnileon 2020 scholarships

The TalentUnileon scholarships are excellent scholarships for international students who want to pursue their undergraduate or master's studies at the University of León.

International students who have obtained a higher average mark of at least 8 points out of 10 in their studies prior to the degree or master, respectively, may benefit from this program.

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About this institute

University of León

The University of León (ULe) is a public institution of higher education and research founded as an autonomous entity in 1979. It is based on two campuses, in the cities of León and Ponferrada and the total number of students...

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Why study at University of León

Spain ranked #6 study abroad country

Spain has been ranked the #6 study abroad country in Europe (and #9 in the world) for 2020! With universities founded as far back as 1218, Spain offers you a wide variety of study opportunities to choose from. Your next big adventure could be waiting for you in Spain, so why not take the plunge?


Prestigious researchers involved in learning improvement.

The best-spoken Spanish

In León the Spanish language has almost no accent and is not influenced by other dialects. In our streets you will hear beautifully spoken Spanish...

The best-preserved art

You will be in contact with artistic treasures from all times: from Roman ruins to XXI Century architecture, not forgetting the legendary Pilgrims Way to Santiago.

International diversity

We want you to blend in to our society while enjoying a truly international atmosphere.

Buddy Program (Programa Padrino)

Let your padrino show you around. He will be your best advisor and guide.

Budget destination

Living in León is quite affordable and you can walk or cycle around the city and there are plenty of cheap leisure activities.

Nature and Adventure

Enjoy skiing, trekking, climbing and many other adventure activities on offer around our province.


The “Oficina verde” fosters sustainability and a healthy lifestyle: free use of bicycles, cooking workshops, recycling, etc.

Universidad de León is now part of the European University on Sustainable Production and Responsible Consumption (Eureca-PRO)

An Accessible University

All buildings are accessible and there is a specific administrative unit informs and assists students with specific needs.

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University of León

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24004 León

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