Master of Science in Cartography


Scholarship / Financial aid: scholarships available

Date: 24 months

Deadline: 31 May 2011

Open to: candidates with an above-average Bachelor’s degree in engineering, natural science or a related field

Announcement follows

The new International Master program (Master of Science, M.Sc.) in CARTOGRAPHY is a cooperation of :

– Technische Universität München (TUM), Department of Cartography

– Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien), Research Group Cartography

– Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden), Institute for Cartography

The primary goal of CARTOGRAPHY Master’s Program is to educate future engineers in Cartography in combination with Geoinformatics and prepare them for a scientific or industrial career in Cartography. Students gain fundamental knowledge in analyzing and visualizing geographic data.

The unique curriculum taught by the three cooperating Universities TUM, TU Vienna and TU Dresden distinguishes CARTOGRAPHY from other master’s programs in related fields.

Program highlights

* studying at three charming European cities
(München, Wien, Dresden)

* gaining from the expertise of three well known
european Technical Universities

* international study environment

* individual supervision in a small courses

Job perspectives

With its unique features, it is an innovative approach that provides excellent job opportunities. The cooperation of the different universities intents to give the graduates an access to an international research network and an optimal start to a scientific career.

Job possibilities ensue not only in their home country, but also worldwide. Degree holders in cartography and geoinformatics can work for example at universities or research institutes e.g. DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – German Aerospace Center), as well as for private cartographic / GIS companies like United Maps, ESRI, Siemens, Intergraph etc. Cartographers as mapmakers work in large government agencies or for well known atlas publishers.


For information about scholarships, we would like to refer you to the comprehensive scholarship database of the DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service:

Further information can be found at

Aslo TUM provide a list of scholarships

Tuition and enrollment fees

The TUM charges a tuition fee for the 1st semester of about 500 EUR.
The TU Vienna charges a tuition fee for the 2nd semester 363 EUR (except for EU/EEA/Swiss nationals).
For the 3rd semesterat TU Dresden, there isno tuition fee.
For the 4th semester (Master’s Thesis) there is no tuition fee.

At TUMthere is an enrollment fee of 42 EUR.
At TU Vienna student’s union fee is about 20 EUR. (+ extra 42 EUR)
At TU Dresden there is an enrollment fee of 42 EUR.

Admission Requirements:

Applications are open to candidates with an above-average Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (from a recognized university) in engineering, natural science or a related field (e.g.: cartography, geodesy, geoinformation, informatics, geography, geosciences, etc.) If English is not your native language, nor the official language of tuition of your previous course of study, a TOEFL, an IELTS or an examination of the Cambridge main suit of English is required for non-native English speaking applicants. If you are not sure whether you fulfill the admission requirements, please contact us. It will be our pleasure to advise you!



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