Second level Master

Geotechnologies for the monitoring and management of the territory (Geotecnologie per il monitoraggio e la gestione del territorio)

Coordinator: Professor Margherita Azzari
Committee Members: Enrica Caporali, Fabio Lucchesi, Davide Travaglini, Gherardo Chirici, Fabio Lucchesi, Samuele Segoni e Tiziana Pileggi


The educational objective of the Master is to prepare specialists in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capable of addressing interdisciplinary issues related to the monitoring, management and sustainable development of the territory, by building skills in the technical-disciplinary sector of new technologies and the necessary support to the acquisition of knowledge, to the analysis and decision-making with particular regard to the safeguarding and promotion of natural and cultural heritage.


The Master is structured around three modules which can be also taken as stand-alone courses:

Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
Infrastructure: monitoring, management and risk prevention
Natural and Cultural Heritage: monitoring, management and risk prevention


Istituto Geografico Militare di Firenze (IGM)




Graduates from degrees in  Urban Planning and Territorial and Environmental Planning Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Agricultural, Agri-food and Forestry Sciences and Technologies, Sciences and Technologies for the Environment and Nature, Geographical Sciences; employees of public INSTITUTIONS and professionals.


12 months (March 2021 – April 2022)
The lectures and supervised hands-on work will be held in the first semester; the second semester will be devoted to the internship and to the development and writing up of the project work.


Application deadline for admission to the master: at 1.00pm on February 12th, 2021
Publication of the list of those admitted: February 22th, 2021
Application deadline for enrollment in the Master: March 8th, 2021

Courses start: March 15th, 2021


3000 euro

CREDITS: 70 cfu