NOVA IMS' Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)

Blog Post created by fgil on May 4, 2017

The Geospatial Intelligence Certificateaccredited by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), provides education and training in scientific concepts, methods and key geospatial technologies, used in the solution of global problems of human security, including natural disasters, humanitarian crisis, environmental risks, military operations, political violence, public health and challenges in access to food.

The goal of this program is to train managers and staff to apply knowledge of earth image processing/remote sensing, geographic information science, computer science, and analytic processes to geospatial intelligence as well as select, use, synthesize, and demonstrate the techniques, skills, and tools necessary to solve geospatial intelligence problems.

This program lasts 3 semesters. The classes start in February 2018 and run after working hours (after 6:30 p.m.), 2 to 3 times a week.

The Study Plan consists of 7 course units (60 ECTS), of which 3 are mandatory and held in the classroom:

  • Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)
  • Globalization and Security Risks
  • Social Network Intelligence

For detailed information about the Study Plan, please click here.

The applications are online, in NOVA IMS' Applications Portal, from April 4th to May 11th, 2017, where the applicants must fill the form in this platform and upload their Curriculum Vitae.