Palacky University Olomouc, Faculty of Science, Department of Geoinformatics

Role in Project: Degree Awarding Institution, Host of Study Year 2, Specialization Track GeoVIS – Geovisualization & Geocommunication

In the CDE EMJMD study programme Palacký University, Olomouc (UPOL), Department of Geoinformatics provides Geovisualisation and application development courses.

The Department was founded in 2001 and has evolved to become an academic department that offers high quality education and research, renowned both nationally and internationally. The main fields are Geoinformatics and Geoinformation Technologies in education and research, and their promotion, both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Its activities encompass teaching GIScience with special emphasis on geographical aspects, research projects that follow international trends and promotion of modern Geoinformation Technologies in all spheres of the society. The Department focuses primarily on following research fields: Geo‐Visualisation and Geo‐Application Development, Spatial modelling of geographical phenomena in GIS, Digital cartography, Remote monitoring of landscape.

latest update: August 30, 2018