The Department of Geography, Switzerland’s largest geography department, hosts one of the world’s leading centers in GIScience. Housed in the Faculty of Science, it is renowned for its research on a wide range of fields including digital cartography, mobile systems, environmental geoinformatics, geovisualization, spatial cognition, geographic information retrieval, movement and geosemantics. The GIScience Center is formed by three units:

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Visualization and Analysis