Description of the degree program
Name of degree programGeomatics
Degree awardedMaster of Science (M.Sc.)
Professional career The degree provides a thorough ground in particular for a self-employed occupation or a senior position, this also at the international level. It qualifies for applied research and development and therefore suits the requirements for a PhD. The provision of extensive and detailed knowledge of the geomatics theory and methods leads to versatile experts in the field of geographic information systems and remote sensing, spatial visualisation and geomedia techniques, software engineering, GPS-based monitoring and navigation as well as in regard to industrial measurement technology.
Program duration

2 years (3 semesters of degree courses, 1 semester Master’s thesis)
1,5 years if studied consecutively

Start of program
  • October (winter semester) for international study variant
  • March (summer semester) only if studied consecutively
see: Study and examination regulations for the International Master Geomatics
Statute of Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences pertaining to the selection procedure for the acceptance of applicants to the international master’s program in Geomatics (M.Sc.)
Application deadline
  • for October (winter semester): 15th May (from abroad), 15th June (EU citizen), 15th July (German residents)
  • for March (summer semester): 15th January (German residents)
Application proceduresee Application
Conditions of admissionB.Sc. or comparable degree in cartography, geography, geodesy, surveying, geoecology or related fields
Language of instruction

All modules are taught in English.

Applicant profileApplicants with a first „geo“-related degree, who aim at a further qualification in regard to geoinformation processing in an international context and on a high scientific level
Alternative study option Double graduation together with Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Further information
  • Studies abroad (otional in particular for German students): partner universities in the USA, UK, Spain, Hungary, Baltic States, Russia, Brazil
  • Special services: housing service; orientation program; extensive study guidance, counseling by peers, tutors and professors; student cafe and special cultural events, excursions

Flyer Geomatics

Poster Geomatics