Thursday, November 5, 2015

ERASMUS+ 'GeoS4S' Project Launched in Salzburg!

Nineteen experts from Europe, China and Thailand gathered at the Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria for the launch meeting of 'GeoServices-4-Sustainabilty' (GeoS4S) project from 30th October to 1st November, 2015. The GeoS4S project will be co-funded by the European Commission for three years (Oct. 2015 to Oct. 2018) within Key Action-2 of ERASMUS+ programme. Z_GIS is coordinating this international consortium consisting of 10 core partners and 3 associate partners. The nine core partner universities are located in the Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, China and Thailand, and the three associate partners are based in the Netherlands and Thailand (see partner details here).

The experts involved in the GeoS4S Consortium
The GeoS4S project aims at developing learning / teaching materials in the form of 20 innovative modules supporting post-graduate level geospatial study programmes at the partner institutions, to conduct international summer schools for training faculty and students in using and delivering these study modules; and at launching an online platform for disseminating the modules as free and open access learning / teaching materials worldwide.

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