There are several criteria that every candidate must meet. Learn more who is eligible to apply, how and where you can participate in the Master of Science programme.

Academic and other Requirements

The CDE Master of Science Programme shall be open to any student fulfilling specific academic requirements (general criteria for admission to university) as well as additional criteria for selection. For Erasmus+ scholarship applicants Erasmus+ scholarship eligibility rules apply as set by EACEA.

As our programme is highly competitive, consider whether your profile fits into all eligibility criteria before you apply!



Student Participation

Admission to Copernicus Master in Digital Earth – CDE requires a qualification based selection process, based on a call for application; the same procedure shall apply for Self-Funded students and Erasmus+ Funded students. Participation in the CDE Programme is possible either as:

Learn more about Erasmus+ EMJMD Scholarship eligibility rules as set by EACEA and Erasmus+ EMJMD Scholarships

Eligible CountriesE+ Programme Countries: EU Member States & Non EU Programme Countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, (United Kingdom), and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, and Serbia. E+ Partner Countries: all other countries that are not Erasmus+ Programme Countries.



Partner Universities and Specialization Tracks

MSc students start their programme at the University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics for the first two semesters, before continuing towards developing a special flavor EITHER at University of South Brittany, Département Informatique OR Palacky University Olomouc, Department of Geoinformatics, while still following a common curriculum.

At the time of application candidates select and prioritzie at least one specialization track.

Student cohorts will meet each semester for joint Intensive Short Programmes (Summer Schools), Field Trips and the annual GI_Forum Conference. Students may move to another mobility partner in the final semester. The study programme consists of a compulsory internship, at any organization or at an associated industry partner.

latest update: February 20, 2020