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Corporate Academy

Making maps with QGIS

Intro/refresher course basic GIS skills

Duration: 4 hours

This is an internal UG workshop.

The course is only given on request. For more information please contact Geodienst (050 - 36 39211).

Course contents

Have you always wanted to create your own maps to help illustrate your research? Or perhaps you already have some background in GIS, and would like to learn how to use QGIS? This course will provide a basic overview of tools for data visualisation in QGIS, covering the following basic skills:

  • data import and exploration
  • creating maps and graphs and
  • exporting them in different formats

The focus of this course will be on the visualisation and mapping of data and using geographical location and thematic attributes.

About QGIS

QGIS is a free and open source Geographic Information Systems software package that allows you to create beautiful maps. This application supports the exploration, visualisation and analysis of data with a geospatial component. This workshop will be the first step towards mastering your own spatial data.


No prior knowledge required.

Last modified:09 September 2020 5.23 p.m.