Department of Geographical Information System and Cartography

Mission & Purpose

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How University got its start

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Quick facts:

History

Historical Background

The Department of Geography was established in 1945 as a unit in the   School of Arts, University College of Khartoum which became the University of Khartoum in 1956, and the Unit became a department thereof. Administratively, it is a part of the Faculty of Arts, but its academic and research activities transcend the faculty's boundaries to various faculties and  Institutes within the university like the faculties of Economics, Engineering, Architecture, Science, Agriculture, Forestry, Education, Medicine, and institutes of Environmental Studies, Afro-Asian Studies, Urban Studies and Development Studies and Research.

The Department occupies a two- storey building. The northern wing comprises sixteen staff offices and the GIS laboratory while the lecture halls the library and the cartography laboratory are located in the southern wing.

Facts

About our Academics and Student Life

  • 70% female/30% male
  • $40 million in financial aid available
  • 99% of our incoming freshmen receive financial aid
  • Approximately 2000 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students
  • 80% of our students live on campus
  • 14:1 student/faculty ratio
  • 100% of our students will have real-world, hands-on experience
  • 90+ clubs and organizations
  • 12 Division II athletic teams, plus cheerleading, intramural and sports clubs

About our Campus

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Accolades

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Frequently Asked Questions

Getting to the University

  1. Where is University?
  2. How do I get to University?
  3. Where can I find a map of the University?
  4. How do I contact the University? What is the University's address and telephone number?

Conferences and seminars

  1. Can I attend a public lecture or seminar?
  2. Can my organisation hold a conference/meeting/dinner at the University? How can I book the Aula or other conference facilities at University?
  3. Where can I stay in Krynica-Zdroj?

Study at University

  1. I would like to study at University. What courses are available? How do I apply? Can you send me an application form?
  2. What does it cost to Study at University?
  3. Are there grants or bursaries available to students?
  4. How do I apply for a PhD position at University?

Facts

  1. How many students are there at University?
  2. When was University founded?
  3. How many members of staff are employed at University?
  4. How many departments are there at University?
  5. When does term start? What are the term dates for the next academic year?

Where is University?

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How do I get to University?

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Where can I find a map of the University?

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How do I contact the University? What is the University's address and telephone number?

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Can I attend a public lecture or seminar?

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Can my organisation hold a conference/meeting/dinner at the University? How can I book the Aula or other conference facilities at University?

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Where can I stay in Krynica-Zdroj?

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I would like to study at University. What courses are available? How do I apply? Can you send me an application form?

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What does it cost to Study at University?

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Are there grants or bursaries available to students?

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How do I apply for a PhD position at University?

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How many students are there at University?

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When was University founded?

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How many members of staff are employed at University?

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How many departments are there at University?

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When does term start? What are the term dates for the next academic year?

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