126.091 Multimedia Cartography and GeoCommunication
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 2.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand main theories, methods and concepts of multimedia. They will be able to apply selected concepts in a cartographic context. They are able to expand cartographic models by selected means of interactivity, animation, 3D and 4D.

Subject of course

  • multimedia components:media types, formats and their properties.
  • legal aspects of media applicatons (Copyright, Licenses)
  • implementation of multimedia cartographic products using web technologies
  • Adaption of web content and maps for different devices (responsive design)
  • Animation, Interaction


Teaching methods

- Theoretical concepts


Mode of examination




Course dates

Wed15:00 - 17:0011.03.2020EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lecture
Tue09:00 - 14:0014.04.2020Seminarraum 126 Distance Learning
Wed09:00 - 17:0015.04.2020Seminarraum 126 Distance Learning
Wed15:00 - 17:0029.04.2020Office FB0103 (LIVE)Distance Learning_live Q&A
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

- 3 Assignments 20%*3

- 1 Group project 40%

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.03.2020 00:00 13.03.2020 00:00 10.05.2020 23:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 221 Geodesy and Geoinformation 4. Semester
066 200 Cartography 2. Semester


Lecture notes for this course are available.