Landscape Analysis and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), 15 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-50102 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 10 October 2022 – 23 October 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, and at least 7.5 credits in GIS.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 30,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 30,000

About the course

The course provides knowledge and skills in landscape analysis and working with GIS (Geographic Information Systems), as well as in the use of GIS to analyse issues in archaeology and ancient history, and to make spatial analyses. Landscape, methodology, theory, analysis, interpretation, source criticism, raster and vector data are some of the concepts covered in the course.

More information


Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H

Box 626, 751 26 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 2093


Course administrator

Telephone: +46 18 471 20 93