FAQs

What is geodata4edu.ch’s target group?

Students, researchers and tutors from Swiss universities from various disciplines with varying knowledge levels regarding GIS.

Who is behind geodata4edu.ch?

The national geoportal geodata4edu.ch was established within the scope of the cooperative project Geodata for Swiss Education (Geodata4SwissEDU; project duration 1 January 2015 – 31 March 2017). The cooperative partners are ETH-Bibliothek, the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation at ETH Zurich (IKG) and the University of Applied Science Rapperswil (HSR). The project is part of the swissuniversities-funded SUC programme 2013-2016 P2 “Academic Information: Access, Processing and Safeguarding”.

When can I start using geodata4edu.ch?

Productive operations: scheduled from early 2017

Test phase: scheduled from the end of 2016

Students, researchers and tutors from Swiss universities from various disciplines with varying knowledge levels regarding GIS.

The national geoportal geodata4edu.ch was established within the scope of the cooperative project Geodata for Swiss Education (Geodata4SwissEDU; project duration 1 January 2015 – 31 March 2017). The cooperative partners are ETH-Bibliothek, the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation at ETH Zurich (IKG) and the University of Applied Science Rapperswil (HSR). The project is part of the swissuniversities-funded SUC programme 2013-2016 P2 “Academic Information: Access, Processing and Safeguarding”.

Operations start from 1 May 2017