Journal of Geodesy and Geoinformation Science ›› 2022, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (3): 41-50.doi: 10.11947/j.JGGS.2022.0305

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Underpinning Aspects of Developing a Cartographic Curriculum

Georg GARTNER()   

  1. Research Unit Cartography, Technical University of Vienna, Vienna 1040, Austria
  • Received:2022-06-05 Accepted:2022-08-24 Online:2022-09-20 Published:2022-11-17
  • About author:Georg GARTNER, E-mail:
  • Supported by:
    European Union Within the Erasmus+Program (Transferring contact, technology and field-based education to digital: methods and tools for geosciences training (DigiGeo))(2020-1-CZ01-KA226-AE-094425)


Educating the future generation of modern cartographers, being able to deal with the rapid changes of modern technologies and developing the skills and competences to not only being able to cope with those challenges but also to be able to contribute to develop the domain further, has become a rising concern of many. In this paper, the experiences of setting up an International MSc program are shared as well as some reasoning for the development of an underpinning curriculum are given.

Key words: cartography; education; competences; curriculum