05.03.03 Cartography and Geoinformatics

The students who selected this program receive training in geoinformatics, programming, digital cartography and aerospace sensing of the Earth. The educational process is structured in accordance with the Federal Cartography and Geoinformatics educational standards and is based on modern technologies and software.
Level of education:
Bachelor’s degree
Form of training:
Fulltime (day department)
Venue of training:
Entrance exams:
— Mathematics (major)
— Russian language
— Geography
Programs, specializations:
Geographic information systems and complexes
In conformity with the training program students study geoinformation and web technologies for creating maps, software in the field of cartography, geoinformatics and processing aerospace images. They master computer technology and learn the specifics of operating geoinformation systems and complexes. In a modern technical university, students receive in-depth knowledge and skills in specialized IT technologies. Classes are held in modern educational laboratories. The training program is integrated with the programs of specialized technical schools and is adjusted to the needs of specific employers.
Alumni can be employed as
  • specialists in geoinformation systems and complexes
  • developers of geographic information systems
  • operators of spatial databases
  • GIS analysts
  • specialists in Earth remote sensing and data processing
  • cartographers
Program subjects
  • Automated processing of aerospace images
  • Allocation of zones of natural emergency situations
  • Database
  • Web programming
  • Geography
  • Geoinformation mapping
  • Geoinformation technologies in intelligent systems
  • Geoinformation analysis
  • Geo-marketing
  • Geoportals and geo-services
  • Geochemistry
  • Decoding of aerospace images
  • Dynamic modeling in geographic information systems
  • Publication of cartographic materials
  • Infographics in geographic information systems
  • Cartography
  • Mathematical cartography
  • Mobile geographic information systems
  • Modeling of transport networks
  • Laws and regulations in geographic information systems
  • Cloud technologies in geographic information systems
  • Fundamentals of Geodesy
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Earth Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
  • Fundamentals of cadastral activities
  • Fundamentals of organizing monitoring of hazardous technogenic processes and emergencies
  • Industry geographic information systems
  • Design of maps and atlases
  • Application of geoinformation technologies in urban planning
  • Application of geoinformation technologies in territorial administration
  • Programming in geographic information systems
  • Design and use of geodatabases
  • Scripting programming languages
  • Creation of digital models of relief and terrain
  • Three-dimensional geoinformation modeling
  • Expert systems based on geoinformation technologies