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Alpine Cartography Field School 2017

With a record participation of 21 students of the Master programme “Cartography” and 10 students of the TUD Master programme “Geoinformation Technologies” this year’s Alpine Cartography Fiel...

Welcome new students of the 7th intake

On the 9th of October the 7th intake started the Cartography Master programme. This year, a whole welcoming week was organized and we think it was the first highlight of their studies for the new grou...

What our students did during their summer …

Due to different term dates of the four Cartography M.Sc. universities, the break between the 2nd and the 3rd semester is the first longer break for our students. The summer time can be spent on trave...

Graduation of Cartography students

We congratulate all our students from the 4th intake who finished their Master’s thesis this summer: Vasileios Toutziaris, Alexandra Strel, Dayanc Moradi, Vikram Devi Eswaramoorthy, Amir Ashkan ...

Farewell to the sixth intake at TU Wien

The sixth intake of the International Master Programme on Cartography has finished the “Vienna Semester” and is now heading to TU Dresden for the third semester. We organized a small farewell sess...

Orienteering Events in Vienna

Orienteering combines map reading with navigation and running, which makes it a perfect sport for aspiring cartographers. Last week, two orienteering events were organized in Vienna: the Austrian Acad...

Master’s thesis presentation of Myles Cook

We congratulate Myles Cook, student of the 4th intake, for finishing his Master’s Thesis “An Empirical Evaluation of 2D and Interactive 3D Terrain Visualisations for Cycling Maps”. To assess...

Guest lecture on Geovisual Analytics

On May 16, 2017, the Research Group Cartography at TU Wien hosted the CartoTalk “Making Maps that Matter – New Challenges in Geovisual Analytics” by Anthony Robinson from Penn State Univ...

Guest lecture on transit maps

On April 10, 2017, the Research Group Cartography at TU Wien hosted a CartoTalk by Maxwell Roberts from University of Essex, UK. In his presentation, Maxwell Roberts discussed the criteria necessary f...
Maja Kalinic

Follow our student Maja on her Erasmus blog

Our student and Erasmus Mundus scholarship holder Maja Kalinic from Bosnia and Herzegowina (5th intake) shares her experiences in the Cartography M.Sc. in her blog on erasmusu. In her latest post sh...

Welcome in Vienna for the second semester

We are happy to welcome 20 students of the International Master in Cartography at TU Vienna for the summer semester 2017. Students come from all over the world, including Albania, Austria, Canada, Ch...
Farewell from the 6th intake in Munich

Farewell to the 6th intake

The first semester in Munich passed by quickly! Before moving to Vienna, students from the 6th intake took part in the farewell session and summarized the results of student work and gave feedback on ...
IVE (Immersive video environment), Picture: University of Münster

Guest lecture on the Immersive Video Environment

With the rise of various technologies, there is now a vast amount of (complex) spatiotemporal information that can be useful in different contexts of high societal relevance. Phenomena such as climate...

Visit of colleagues from ESRI

Jan Wilkening and Malte Sohlbach from Esri Germany were our guest lecturers on 3rd February 2017. GIS specialists from Kranzberg presented the ArcGIS platform technology and concepts. Interesting exam...

Christmas Party 2016

To jump in in the Christmas mood, Cartography students organized a party with traditional food from their countries and prepared short presentations about the Christmas rituals. But the culminating po...
Screenshot: Atlas of Switzerland

Guest lecture on the Atlas of Switzerland

How to design modern atlas visualizations? What layouts, icons and colour schemes are used in innovative multimedia cartography? Our guest lecture, Dr. René Sieber from ETH Zürich answered those que...

OSM Mapping Day

Within the OSMGEOWEEK, teachers, students, community groups and map lovers around the world, join together to celebrate geography and make maps with OpenStreetMap, the free and openly editable map of ...
Alpine Field School 2015

Alpine Cartography Field School 2016

25 students of the TUD Master programmes “Cartography” and “Geoinformation Technologies” originating from eleven countries can look back on nine days in an alpine, partly high-alpine terrain. ...
Expectations of the new intake on a map

Welcoming the 6th intake

We are proud and happy to welcome students from all over the world in the new intake of our Cartography M.Sc. programme. This year Munich became home for 6 months for 20 students from 16 countries. We...

Master’s thesis presentation of Ethan Oleson

On September 14, Ethan Oleson, student of the 3rd intake, presented his Master thesis about “Generation of a high-quality physiographic map as a base for nature conservation and land planning...
Prof. Gartner with a group of students participating in the orienteering event, giving some hints.

Orienteering Event in Vienna

On June 1st, students of the International Master in Cartography were invited to join researchers of the cartography group for an orienteering run event in Vienna’s “Prater” area. Or...

Guest lecture and workshop about Visual Analytics

On 30–31 January 2016, Cartography MSc. students took part in a guest lecture and a special workshop concentrated on Visual Analytics of spatio-temporal data. The meeting was conducted by Dr.-Ing. G...

Master thesis presentation on 16.12.2015

On December 16, Francisco Daniel Porras Bernárdez, student of the International Master of Cartography (3rd intake), presented his master thesis on the topic of “Extraction of user’s sta...

Ethan Oleson spending research time in Tanzania

Our student Ethan Oleson visited Tanzania during his research for the Master’s thesis with the topic “Generation of a high-quality physiographic map as a base for nature conservation and l...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2015

The Alpine Field School 2015 had been successfully accomplished by our international students. The nine days of intensive training were part of the module Georelief and Cartography – Morphogenetic a...
5th intake

Welcome to the 5th intake

We are proud welcoming 22 new Cartography students from 14 different countries from all over the world. The 5th intake is the first cohort co-funded under Erasmus Mundus Joint Master degree. A scholar...

Master thesis presentation on 26.2.2015

On February 26, Anna Makrostergiou, student of the International Master of Cartography (2nd intake), presented her master thesis on the topic of Artistic Decorations in Early Modern Cartograph...

Excursion to ESRI Germany Headquarter in Kranzberg

Cartography students visited the head quarter of ESRI Germany in Kranzberg near Munich. During the visit, they created online maps with the use of Collector for ArcGIS App, such as online map of stude...

Presentation of three master theses on 5.12.2014

On Friday, December 5, three of our students successfully completed their studies in the International Master of Cartography (2nd intake) by presenting their theses: Alice Rühl: A Cartographic Appr...

Master’s thesis presentation of Jan Behrens

On 21 August 2014, Jan Behrens, student from the International Master in Cartography (2011 intake), successfully completed his master studies by presenting his thesis on the topic of „Testing th...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2014

The 3rd intake of the Cartography M.Sc. Master Programme went to the Alps within the Alpine Cartography Field School 2014. The nine days of intensive training were part of the module Georelief and Car...

Master’s thesis presentation of Wangshu Wang

On 20 March 2014, Wangshu Wang, student from the International Master in Cartography (2011 intake), successfully completed her master studies by presenting her master thesis on the topic of „Modeli...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2013

The Alpine Cartography School 2013 was one of the highlights of the Master Program, where students could experience mountain terrain and gain new knowledge about the morphological features and changin...

Students participating at ICC 2013 in Dresden

The 26th International Cartographic Conference took place in Dresden from 25th until 30th of August 2013. Cartography M.Sc. students of the 1st intake had the chance to present their Master’s th...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2012

The students of the 1st intake participated in the Alpine Cartography Field School. It was the first time to be in high mountains for most of the students, but the teamwork and solid geographic knowle...

Großglockner relief by Jeff Welter

Our student Jeff Welter of the International Master Program in Cartography designed and produced a plaster relief of the Großglockner during this semester. We think it is wonderful and we congratulat...

Welcoming our first intake

We are happy to welcome 14 students from 10 different countries to study within our Cartography M.Sc. They are the pioneers for this new programme. During the first week of studies, students and staff...