The service is geared towards Swiss universities looking to facilitate access to geodata and geoinformation for their researchers and students.

The access to the geodata is launched via an intuitive search function. The geodatasets found are accessed following authentication and agreement with the terms of use in two different services. The data can either be downloaded directly on the browser (download service) or integrated directly in the preferred GIS programme (web services). Which service is better suited depends on the field of application and user’s level of knowledge. The target group includes people with basic and specialist GIS knowledge.

The support offered guarantees the optimum accessibility of the services, as well as providing assistance with technical problems and, if required, regarding searches and access to geodata within the scope of