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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.

2024S, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

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 - 12:0008.03.2024 - 28.06.2024Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri12:00 - 13:0019.04.2024Hörsaal 6 - RPL Q&A Assignment 1
Applied Cartography and GIS - Single appointments
Fri08.03.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri15.03.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri22.03.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri12.04.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri19.04.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri19.04.202412:00 - 13:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Q&A Assignment 1
Fri03.05.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri17.05.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri24.05.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Lecture
Fri07.06.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Fragestunde Übung 3 (Analyse)
Fri14.06.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL Fragestunde Übung 2 (Kartenprojekt)
Fri28.06.202410:00 - 12:00Hörsaal 6 - RPL KEINE VORLESUNG! (Platzhaltertermin)

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
16.02.2024 00:00 11.03.2024 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