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Z_GIS is an interdisciplinary Centre of Competence for Geoinformatics, serving the University of Salzburg as well as partner institutions and the geospatial community worldwide. By integrating basic and applied research with graduate education and outreach activities, we are contributing to applying new technologies and developing methods for managing our societies, businesses and environments.

Z_GIS contributes to the worldwide geospatial community through memberships in scientific and professional associations, through project partnerships and as a centre of expertise for industry partners. Our global network of academic partner institutions is a strong platform for exchange of students and faculty, joint research and fostering awareness, motivation and sustainable management of livelihoods.

As an interfaculty department, Z_GIS is aiming at excellence in research, education and communication across traditional disciplines, combining the best from the worlds of natural sciences, social and economic domains as well as technology and engineering.

  • News
    How dangerous are nanoparticles? Nanotechnology and Nanosafety.
    Demokratie & (Des-)Informationsgesellschaft. On the Function and Dissemination of Big Data, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories. 26 April, 2018 | Unipark Nonntal; 27 April, 2018 Haus der Gesellschaftswissenschaften.
    A game by In Bocca Al Lupo against inner emptiness, anguish and delusion.
    Peter Vďačný will give a guest lecture on 4 May, 2018, at 14:00 pm in Hörsaal 421 of the NW-Faculty on "Integrative taxonomy of ciliates: homology testing and assessment of phylogenetic content". The Department of Life Sciences invites you to attend!
    On Friday, 13 April, the University of Salzburg awarded the biologist, Verena Lentsch, and the geologist, Eva Wagenhofer, the Marie Andessner Prize for their outstanding scientific Master’s theses. Dissertation scholarships were awarded to political scientist, Sarah Dingler; Germanist, Anna Estermann; Romanist, Birgit Füreder; and musicologist, Magdalena Marschütz.
    The lecture series, Educational Migration Research in a Comparative Perspective, launches on 17 April, 2018, 17:15 - 18:45, HS Thomas Bernhard (Unipark).
    The series SWEET SPOT sees itself as a forum for classical and completely new productions of electro-acoustic music in Salzburg. In a lounge atmosphere, completely new but also "classics" of the genre are heard and collectively discussed. Each concert is accompanied by a short introduction and the opportunity to discuss what has been heard over a glass of wine.
    Event series on the 80th anniversary of the burning of books in Salzburg.
    Jelka Crnobrnja Isailović will give a guest lecture on 27 April, 2018, at 14:00 in Hörsaal 421 of the NW-Faculty on the topic of "From Animal Kingdom to Evolutionary Conservation Biology". The Department of Life Sciences invites you to attend!
    On 9 April, 2018, Karl-Markus Gauss presented his book "Die Bibliothekarinnen von Renens. Reden" in the Bibliotheksaula of the University Library Salzburg.
    How can we intervene artistically, culturally and via the media in visible and invisible rules and norms? How can the current situation of art, politics and economy be questioned? We look for answers to these questions in various workshops. We want to open up new perspectives on our society and create countermovements.
    Excerpts from "Hiob. Roman eines einfachen Mannes", by the Austrian writer and journalist, Joseph Roth.
    Learn about Summer School 2018. Dates: 4 - 5 July, 2108.
    W & K FORUM: Die Kunst der Kolumne from 19:00: Reading and conversation with Doris Knecht and Harald Martenstein at the Unipark, Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, HS E.001 (Thomas Bernhard).
    Bernd Auerochs (Kiel) speaks about the existentialist argument against art on 2 May at 18:00 in the Unipark Nonntal - a topic within the framework of the public lecture series, LEGENDS AND EXPLANATIONS: RELIGIOUS POLEMIK AGAINST ART - ARTISTIC POLEMIK AGAINST RELIGION. www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/de/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 24.04.18 Habilitationskolloquium Dr. Mark Rinnerthaler ("Zellbiologie" und "Genetik")
    24.04.18 Erziehungswissenschaftliche Migrationsforschung in vergleichender Perspektive
    24.04.18 Kanonische Texte
    25.04.18 Literarische Strategien der Religionspolemik bei Voltaire
    25.04.18 Moving Pictures
    25.04.18 Lesung mit Burgschauspieler Joseph Lorenz
    26.04.18 Erfinder - Erforscher - Erneuerer
    26.04.18 „Kunst trotz aller" statt „Kultur für alle"
    26.04.18 Info-Veranstaltung Psychotherapeutisches Propädeutikum
    26.04.18 Ringvorlesung Migration, Arbeitsmarkt und Sozialpolitik, (Felten/Brameshuber) Soziale Rechte für UnionsbürgerInnen
    27.04.18 Erfinder - Erforscher - Erneuerer
    27.04.18 Demokratie & (Des-)Informationsgesellschaft Zur Funktion und Verbreitung von Big Data, Fake News und Verschwörungstheorien.
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