The 'Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GISat the University of Salzburg is a well established centre of competence in GIScience, active in research, continuing education and industry cooperation. With the competence being built from basic and applied research primarily funded through international programmes, Z_GIS engages in educational and capacity building activities, outreach initiatives and international collaboration projects.

We promote practical implementation of geo-spatial science and tools reflected in collaboration agreements with leading institutions and enterprises in the GI sector.

At the same time the team of GI specialists contributes their skills and expertise to study-programmes and research at
University of Salzburg as well as a range of international partner organisations.