Institute for Geoinformatics

Institute for Geoinformatics at the University of Münster


Geoinformatics is the science of modelling spatio-temporal processes computationally. The Institute of Geoinformatics in Münster provides bachelor, master and phd degrees in geoinformatics. Our research areas are modelling spatio-temporal processes, semantic interoperability, spatial assistance systems, cognitive engineering and sensor networks.

EDC Forum 2017 - “Big Data Analytics & GIS“ in Münster, September 21-22

ESRI Development Center

The EDC Forum 2017 will be held at the Institute for Geoinformatics (Ifgi) in Münster on September 21-22! 
Ifgi is participating in Esri’s EDC (Esri Development Center) program, which fosters the collaboration between research and industry. The EDC Developer Forum is a joint workshop format with presentations, open discussions and practical workshops. The forum is designed to discuss concepts and technologies, to evaluate market-driven solutions, and to gain hands-on experience in applying those concepts and technologies.

The EDC Forum 2017 "Big Data Analytics in Geographic Information Systems" addresses topics with a scientific and technological focus in the field of modeling, analyzing and visualizing spatio-temporal phenomena in large datasets. Registration is open until August 21. For a detailed program and other useful information, check the workshop homepage.

Call for Applications: PhD scholarship 'Improving movement simulation of large masses of people'

Studies Phd

The Institute for Geoinformatics offers a PhD scholarship for the topic "Improving movement simulation of large masses of people" (Supervisor Judith Verstegen).

The scholarship includes a monthly lump sum of 1.468 €. The initial scholarship contract is for 14 months. The contract will be extended to the full 36 months in case of a positive evaluation of achieved milestones so far. The start date within the Graduate School for Geoinformatics will be Oct 1, 2017.

Application deadline is May 19, 2017.

Further information: here

openSea Hackday 2017

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You're interested in the sea and oceans? You want to build sensors, extend your programming skills, send data over the internet or create interactive maps from open data? Then you've found your destination: The openSea Hackdays 2017!

https://opensea.ms/hackdays/