A world in motion!
Geography, Environment and Geomatics study our world’s dynamic systems and how they interact, from the social-cultural aspects all the way to the earth’s natural processes. In our department, you can study highly relevant issues like environmental sustainability, climate change, or urban development. We also provide the option to gain hands-on skills in the increasingly relevant and employable field of geomatics, GIS and remote sensing. Travel and learn in a real-world setting through our various field courses, which can take you from the glaciers of Iceland to the bustling streets of New York City. Gain real work experience through paid internships in between semesters through the optional CO-OP program.
Gain a holistic understanding of our world and how it works, from our cities and societies to our environment and earth. Check out what makes us unique, and discover some of the benefits we have to offer!
“…A program highlight would’ve been the Glaciology field course to Patagonia. This trip to Southern Patagonia was inspiring on many levels - it allowed us to collect sample data, experience a new and exciting culture, and have our minds blown by the otherworldly landscapes…”
Our laboratories and research groups are many and diverse: Glaciology; Health geography; Climatology and Paleoclimatology; Applied Geomatics and GIS Science; Environmental change; Environment, Society and Policy; Arctic, Antarctic and Planetary Studies