On this page you can find all the courses and tracks offered by the Utrecht Summer School. Detailed information is published on all individual course pages.
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The objective of the course is to provide students, that have a background in social, human or behavioral sciences, with an introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems). This course aims at highlighting the specific qualities of GIS regarding visualisation and combination of datasets with a spatial component. Several topics will be covered, such as introduction to ArcGIS 10.4 and a presentation of data and results.
This course focuses on the application of GIS Tools to analyse outdoor movements of people or animals. The objective is to provide students with insight in the principles of sense making of GPS Data in a GIS environment. Collection of travel/movement data is nowadays made easy through the use of GPS-loggers and Smartphones. This course focusses to how to collect, clean and enrich these datasets with GIS by combining locational data with existing…
Welcome to the LANDac (the Netherlands Land Academy) Annual Summer School “Land Governance for Development”. Large-scale acquisition of land in the Global South has received a great deal of interest in the last few years. This course provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the ‘land rush’ within the more general context of land governance in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We will look at the history and drivers, the diversity of stakeholders…