Europe : Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies
The Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies qualifies for a professional career in the following domains:
- Private sector: GI applications and consulting in the domains of regional planning, landscape planning, financial services industry, energy providing industry, transportation, agriculture and forestry, and retailing/marketing;
- Research: Applied sciences at universities and other research institutions.
- Public sector: GI applications and consulting in local and regional administrations, especially in cadastre and different types of planning (e.g., regional, traffic, ecology).
The Master program addresses holders of a Bachelor degree with a qualification in application areas of Geographic Information, e.g., geography, ecology, urban, regional and environmental planning, logistics/transportation, energy provision, surveying, computer science, agriculture, forestry.
The Masters Program has been selected within the Erasmus Mundus Program of the European Commission (2007-0064/001 FRAME MUNB123), and re-selected for five further editions starting in 2012 (FPA-2012-0191). The following grants are open for applications (the exact numbers have still to be confirmed):
- ~4 financial contributions to EU students (in this context nationals or residents (> 1 year) from EU Member States and EEA-EFTA countries and Croatia). The financial contribution includes a support towards living costs of 500 € per month (9.000 € in total – to be confirmed), coverage of tuition fees of 1.500 € per semester (4.500 € in total), and an insurance package.
- ~1 full scholarship to students per “Window”- Window countries are still to be announced by the EC (Last year: a. Western Balkans and Turkey, b. “South window”: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Occupied Palestinian Territory, c. “Eastern Neighbourhood Countries” (i.e. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). Full scholarships include a contribution to travel, installation and all other types of costs (8.000 € in total – to be confirmed), monthly allowances of 1.000 € per month (18.000 € in total – to be confirmed), coverage of tuition fees of 3.500 € per semester (10.500 € in total), and an insurance package.
- ~6 full scholarships to third country students (other nationals or residents than above). Full scholarships include a contribution to travel, installation and all other types of costs (8.000 € in total – to be confirmed), monthly allowances of 1.000 € per month (18.000 € in total – to be confirmed), coverage of tuition fees of 3.500 € per semester (10.500 € in total), and an insurance package.
- ~2 scholarships for third country visiting professors (= scholars) at UJI or UNL starting ~ in September 2014. Scholarships include a lump sum of 7.200 – 12.000 € (to be confirmed) for supporting all types of costs during 2-4 months.
Application for scholarships: January 15, 2014
Start of the Masters program: September 3, 2014
Application Deadline : 15 January 2014