Using provides not only partner institutions but also students and staff with various advantages such as the provision of central geodata infrastructure, directly available geodata and administrative support regarding licences and other matters. Between now and the end of 2018, the service can be utilised based on attractive financial conditions.

A prerequisite for participation in is connection by one’s own institution (Swiss universities, i.e. universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education) to SWITCHaai. In addition, contracts with and the data owners are needed to obtain access to the services.