120.107 Applied Cartography and GIS
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and apply advanced cartographic techniques (thematic cartography, generalisation, spatial statistics etc.) in their own projects. Furthermore, the foundations of spatial analysis with GIS are covered in this lecture.

Subject of course

  • Scales and Classification
  • Data types and graphical variables
  • Methods of thematic cartography
  • Generalisation
  • Layout, Design, Cognition
  • Foundations of spatial analysis

Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Assignments and final map project
  • Written test

Mode of examination




Course dates

Fri10:00 - 12:0011.03.2022 - 24.06.2022Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri10:00 - 10:2017.06.2022 TUWEL (LIVE)TEST (in TUWEL)
Applied Cartography and GIS - Single appointments
Fri11.03.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri18.03.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri25.03.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri01.04.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri08.04.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture in ZOOM!
Fri06.05.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri13.05.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri20.05.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri17.06.202210:00 - 10:20 TUWELTEST (in TUWEL)
Fri24.06.202210:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL NO Lecture (Placeholder Booking)

Examination modalities

The final grade results from the number of points achieved through assignments, map project, and written test.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2022 11:00 13.03.2022 23:59 19.03.2022 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning Mandatory2. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Ein positiver Abschluss der VU "Geodätische und kartographische Grundlagen der Raumplanung" wird dringend empfohlen, da die Kenntnisse aus dieser LVA vorausgesetzt werden. Bei Bedarf können die praktischen Kenntnisse in Form von Videotutorials nachgeholt werden.

Preceding courses

Continuative courses