**** UNIGIS@Sub-Saharan Africa is now operated through UNIGIS Salzburg ****
Welcome to the UNIGIS@Sub-Saharan Africa servicing the GIS education needs for Sub-Saharan Africa. This Study Centre works closely with UNIGIS at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS at the University of Salzburg (Austria) and serves as the UNIGIS teaching and learning centre as well as administrative contact point for Sub-Saharan GIS students.
The UNIGIS Masters programme provides an understanding of the conceptual, technical, and organisational aspects of GIScience whereas the UNIGIS Professional Diploma programme develops or improves application-oriented skills and develops an understanding of GIS.
Individuals aiming at a career in GI or professionals already active in this field who are interested in continuing education or pursuing an academic qualification while working will find these distance learning programmes particularly attractive. With the acquired know-how from these programmes, graduates are expected to master challenges in business, industry or government in any of the following fields:
- Transportation, utilities-planning and -management
- Natural resources and environment-planning and -management in e.g., agriculture, forestry, fisheries and hunting, mining
- Urban- and regional-planning
- Government – public administration, health, education
- Security – risk assessment, disaster planning and management, public safety
- Business – marketing, property development, real estate Insurance, tourism, and many more