Obl.: Obligatory Course - El.: Elective Course - CU: Credit Units


1st semester  (6 Obl.)


2nd  semester  (6 Obl.)


3rd  semester  (6 Obl.)


MATHEMATICSThe aim of the course is to gain knowledge in Analytical Geometry, Coordinate Systems, Vector Algebra, Linear Algebra, Functions of a real variable, Differential and Integral Calculus. Purpose of the lesson is the acquisition of the required knowledge to help students solve problems in Topography, Photogrammetry, Road Construction, Cartography, Algorithms in Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to satisfactorily handle the basic tools of Mathematics, in the subjects of the science of Topography and Geoinformatics. In addition, to create the necessary mathematical background, so that a smooth and in-depth understanding of the concepts and techniques for solving the problems of the science of Topography is possible.


GEODESY II: MAPPING AND STAKEOUTSSpecifications, which the graduate must know in order to be in position to choose the appropriate instruments and apply the appropriate methodologies, so that the its result, either in autonomous work or in group work, to be legal, technically and economically acceptable, with the application of classical surveying methods. Training on collecting field data with observations, error prone, detection procedures applying the knowledge gained from the course “Statistics and error theory. The graduate must identify the area of study and investigate for polygonometric points, consider the possibly best places to establish traverse’s points, to estimate the observations, utilizing the theory of errors, to evaluate them results of routing connections, based on specifications. The graduate must: be able to distinguish the reference surfaces, appreciate the method of applying the spatial leveling, evaluate the results and understand that the traverse defines the mapping. Being able to evaluate the reception of characteristic terrain points, depending on the performance scale, but also descriptive other elements, which must be recorded on the ground, depending on the purpose of the diagram and the intended one standards. To know the usual projections, which have been applied in Greece and which ones will meet in the daily practice and the transformation methodology. To know how to search sources from previous cadastral data. To be able to carry out a pre-measurement, (either as a contractor for a bid, or as an employer/supervisor for an invitation expression of interest). To have the ability to design technical linear projects and studies urban area, adequately address and process title applications subject matter expertise.


PHOTOGRAMMETRY IHistory of photogrammetry, advantages, disadvantages. Classification of photogrammetric processes and products. Central projection and photo scale. Coordinate Systems. Digital image and ground resolution. Basic camera functions. Types of photogrammetric machines and emulsions and films. Geometry of camera and film. Metric cameras. Basic deformations of the optical ray. The meaning, use, and content of the calibration certificate. The concept of internal orientation. Affine transformation in the process of internal orientation. The Collinearity condition. The concept and equations of the central projection. The rectification of tilted photography for flat objects. The concept, measurement, geometry of Control Points. The concept of orthorectification and orthophotograph.


APPLIED INFORMATICS IThe course aims to provide fundamental IT knowledge and a first contact with current software development technologies. Its purpose is to transfer knowledge in understanding the transition from analog to digital information and the principles of structured programming and basic algorithmic structures, with application to modern online platforms. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Understand the stages of the transition from analog to digital information - Know the basic forms of representation of digital data - Develop classical algorithms using structured programming and basic algorithmic structures in JavaScript language - Search, analyse and synthesize data and information, using the necessary technologies - Adaptat to new situations - Generate new research ideas - Promote of free, creative and inductive thinking


APPLIED INFORMATICS IIThe course aims to provide teaching in the principles and concepts of procedural, object-oriented/prototyping and web programming, with applications in the Geoinformatics sector. Its purpose is the management of descriptive and geospatial information through modern online platforms based on the reuse of open software and free geospatial libraries. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Understand the basic programming principles and concepts underlying the implementation of modern web applications/libraries managing geospatial information - Knows the modern, international standards of storage and transmission of geospatial information - Recognizes the programming structures underlying web implementation of geospatial information programs - Design and develop elementary web applications for the presentation of geospatial information with Javascript, using free geospatial libraries


DATABASESThe purpose of the course is to provide understanding of the importance of databases in the design and implementation of geoinformatics systems. The aim of the course is to provide knowledge in the design of relational databases and their management with structured query language (SQL). Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Understand the basic principles governing the design of relational databases for managing spatial information - Design databases and execute data management and search queries - Recognizes the importance of the conceptual design phase in the implementation of a geoinformatics system


STATISTICS AND ERROR THEORY The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge for applying statistics to a set of observations in order to estimate the true value of a magnitude, but also for the graduate to know the level of accuracy that can be achieved with the equipment and the methods that can be used for comparing the measurements with the prescribed specifications. The purpose of the course is to use the perceived knowledge in all the courses in which the required data are obtained from observations. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - deal with the causes of errors in observations, to be able to categorize them, understand the concept of internal and external accuracy and express accuracy of measurement. - examine how random errors affect the results and be able to render the distribution of the true deviations in different ways (histogram, polygon, curve), calculate the error of the mean value, the variance of the distribution and understand that observations with random errors, have as marginal distribution the normal distribution and how it is fully defined - understand the confidence intervals at which a random error is expected with a given probability and be able to calculate the desired number (sample) of observations with a given instrument so that there is a trade-off between accuracy and economy. - become familiar with the calculations required to apply the law of error transmission from a combination of direct or indirect data. - be able to apply the acquired knowledge in solving engineering problems.


FUNDAMENTAL & APPLIED GEOLOGYThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of fundamental and applied geology. Focuses on the use of applied geology in the field of environmental research and civil engineering applications (technical geology). Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Process, analyze and interpret information about the impact of lithological formations in underground water and infrastructures • Evaluate the geotechnical properties of lithological formations under different conditions • Estimate potential geotechnical hazards and recommend measures and actions to be taken for prevention and management • Estimate, based on the hydrolithological and mechanical properties of lithological formations, environmental parameters and hazards


HUMAN GEOGRAPHY-ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY The course aims to introduce students to Human and Economic Geography. The main objectives of the course are the following: - To understand the spatial dimensions of human activities in view of both classical and contemporary theoretical approaches. - To create a basic theoretical background to understand courses on spatial planning at various scales such as urban and regional planning. Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Understand socio-economic characteristics of the geographical space as well as their relations with one another - Understand key theoretical approaches about space and uneven spatial development - Identify socio-economic problems concerned with the space - Relate spatial problems on urban, regional, local, national, and global level with the respective theoretical framework"


TECHNICAL-TOPOGRAPHIC DESIGN IAcquisition of basic design knowledge and application to the design environment of the world's most popular software, AutoCAD. Content of theory lectures and practical exercises • Design methods and procedures • Use of design tools • Ways of writing • Correct projections system • Axonometric design • Sections • Dimensioning • Topographic symbols • AutoCAD environment, installation, peripherals, tools, command areas. • Basic principles of computer drawing, coordinate systems, unit adjustment, simple geometric shapes Content of laboratory exercises • Canvas, Point reporting, Technical projects • Organizing work in and out of AutoCAD, creating, managing layers, line types, starting drawings • Screen management commands • Editing commands, drawing, editing, importing objects, copying, changing properties, etc. • Text writing • Advanced design commands • Applications, Presentation and printing of drawings


CARTOGRAPHY ΙThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of cartography. The students will acquire basic knowledge of coordinate reference systems and transformations, map composition and map evaluation. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Identify and comprehend the elements and symbols of a map • Comprehend the principles of map composition • Compose a map according to the needs and principles of cartography • Choose the appropriate coordinate reference system for each case, based on its characteristics • Execute transformations between different coordinate reference systems


ROADS CONSTRUCTION I: GEOMETRIC DESIGN Object of Road Construction, historical development. Classification of roads in Greece and current regulations, IRWS issues. Basic concepts and definitions. Basic objectives of the geometric design of roads. Stages of studies. Cartographic backgrounds, data sources. Digital terrain models. Functional classification of the road network (FCRW-IRWS), interdependence with marking (IRWS-X) and configuration of the road cross-section (IRWS-CS). Factors affecting the design of a road. Standard cross-section selection. Vehicle dynamics, traction, coefficient of transverse and angential friction, inclination, specifications. Fundamental principles of engraving. Road design principles according to IRWS, geometric design objectives and determining speeds and safety criteria. Drawing isoclines and its use. The drawing of the polygon. Processing phases of the engraving (on contour map, freehand, integration of elements). The drawing of the street in horizontal planning. The straight line, the circular arc, the concatenation curve and its philosophy. Mathematical expression of the cloth. Compaction-piling of straight line, circular arc, clothoid. Transformation of the independent coordinates of the splicing curve and circular arc into a single reference system. Ways of implementation on the ground. Road tortuosity. The section along the ground, the drawing of the "red line", suitable checks. Vertical fit curve interpolation. Cross-sectional study of the road. Standard cross-section, gradients. Expansions and mathematical determination. Drawing a boundary line diagram. Visibility. Data for Land Registry. The computer as an aid in the design of the road. Application with PC.


GEODESY I: METHODS AND INSTRUMENTSDefinitions and fundamentasl of Geodesy and Surveying, basic concepts and principles. Introduction to surfaces and reference systems. Elements of error theory. Instruments and methods of angular measuring. Distance measuring instruments and methods. Measuring of linear elements. Fundamental surveying problems and applications. Methods and instruments used for field and office work, theodolites. drafting diagrams. Amplitude measurement. Altitude, spatial measurement. Contouring. Leveling. Topographic diagrams of technical/surveying works.


PHYSICSThe purpose of the course is to provide understanding of the basic principles of Physics that govern modern Geoinformatics technologies linked to the fields of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Geodesy, the Global Satellite System, etc. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Apply relevant laws and equations to solve complex problems using the appropriate mathematical tools. - Evaluate and interpret the results of the solutions to the above problems. - Search, analyse and synthesize data and information, using the necessary technologies - Adapt to new situations - Support decision making - Generate new research ideas - Promote free, creative and inductive thinking


URBAN SPACE TRANSFORMATIONSShort course description The course focuses on the recognition of the morphology and the various stages of transformation of the urban fabric. Content of theory lectures They are considered sequentially: • the basic concepts of road, square, building island • the organic and linear tissues • Hellenistic urbanism • the urban planning of neoclassicism • the urban planning of modernism (the concept of zoning and the superblock), the post-war "housing units" and applications of modernism, its questioning • the post-industrial city and the new urban landscapes (clusters of special uses) • the cities of the future • the creation of a new public space inside multifunctional spaces • reference to specialized urban planning tools in Greece (ZAA, ZEK, ZOE, etc.), • preserved settlements • urban planning parameters (residential density, building factor, population density index). Content of laboratory exercises • building conditions and restrictions • recognition of the characteristics of urban plans • densities of settlements and urban fixed types • specifications for drawing up and amending urban planning studies • analysis and recording of urban planning data at neighborhood level • urban planning of small residential urban areas in a given area


METHODOLOGY, RESEARCH AND COMPOSITION OF SCIENTIFIC MANUSCRIPTSThis course aims to introduce the students to different kinds of technical reports and scientific manuscripts. Emphasizes to the language format, methodologies and techniques of literature research, content assessment, manuscript composition and documentation. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Schedule the necessary tasks for manuscript completion • Perform literature research • Implement the composition principles of scientific manuscripts and technical reports • Import matrices, diagrams and images into the manuscripts • Design and carry out presentations


TECHNICAL-TOPOGRAPHIC DESIGN IIReference to the common applications of the topographical diagram in professional athletics. The standard topographical diagrams for the issuance of a building permit, for off-plan and off-plan construction, as drawn up by the Ministry of Interior and the corresponding specifications for the content of the diagrams. Definition of units of measurement, absolute and relative coordinates (polar and Cartesian), the drawing levels, the categorization of the objects of the physical environment and their inclusion in groups, their coding and the importance of creating a standard file. Topographic symbols, their meaning, creation, storage and recall. Data entry methodology in a design environment. Code for creating DXF (Drawing Interchange files) data interchange files. Sources and techniques for collecting spatial data from other sources. Correction and georeferencing of scanned analog diagram, evaluation of results and correlation with existing situation. Analytical geometry, Geometric loci and geometric constructions and especially subdivisions of parcels under conditions. Distribution of surfaces. Isosceles curves and sections. Topographic chart content and data for various uses. Presentation and printing of designs. Computational geometry problems.


CADASTREPurpose: The knowledge and the administrative process acquisition, under a specific legislative framework, for the compilation of the cadastral register and the technical processes for cadastral registration and application of legal concepts and procedures for the compilation of cadastral tables. Objectives: The acquisition of skills that the graduate must possess, for independent and group work in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to apply the prescribed specifications for drafting a cadastral background (correlating the existing situation and applying property titles) and prescribed cadastral tables, to support administrative and technical procedures for the preparation of the National Cadastre in the Greek area either autonomously (submission of declarations), or with a participatory process in an interdisciplinary environment (participation in a sponsoring scheme or supervisor), to handle objections and spatial changes.


4th  semester  (6 Obl.)


5th  sem.  (5 Obl.+1 El.)


6th   semester (4 Obl. + 2 Sel)


GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Ι (GIS I)This course aims to introduce the students to the principles, the attributes and the processes of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The students will learn the basics of data input and manipulation (manage, alter, organize the data) in GIS and the use of spatial databases. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Create vector data of high precision (Topographic precision) • Compare and evaluate existing spatial data • Manipulate and adjust spatial data according to the needs of the project • Organize and add value to spatial data, by transforming them to useful spatial information • Combine spatial data with external databases • Execute transformations between different coordinate reference systems


GEODESY IV : SATELLITE (GPS)The parts of the GPS system. Satellite orbits. The satellite signals. Reference systems – satellite positioning systems with GNSS, measurement methods and techniques, factors affecting accuracy, evaluation method application, measurements and solutions. The application to geodetic networks and outlook Advantages and disadvantages with the application of classic Surveying methods.


ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING OF CITIES AND OPENS SPACESThe environmental planning of cities and open spaces is the process of utilizing environmental parameters and analyzing them during the planning of city programs. The environmental component of construction at the urban scale dictates the review and redefining of design priorities and tools with multiple objectives, such as saving natural resources, preserving and highlighting the natural element in the city, improving the microclimate by improving living conditions in this, energy and the use of mild and renewable forms of energy, the assessment and evaluation of environmental impacts from projects and activities in the fabric of the city, Protection Agencies and Policies for the urban environment They are considered sequentially: • The theoretical bases and developments of urban planning • Environmental dimension of urban development • Environmental policies in cities • Categories and units of public outdoor spaces • Environment and urban planning


PHOTOGRAMMETRY   ΙΙClassification of photogrammetry. Convergent and parallel shooting, stereoscopy, reference to UAVs Laser Scanner and point cloud. Applications of photogrammetry. Initial purpose of the first procedures in 3-dimensional photogrammetry. Examples of photogrammetric studies and products in Greece. Aerial photographs. Requirements, overlays, contents, strip data, flight direction, coordinate system, terrain type and morphology, vegetation, sun angle and intensity, compilation scale-shooting scale, scan. Flowchart of photogrammetric operations. Geometry of photogrammetric machines, calibration. Digital air cameras. The concept of strip and block. Flight planning. Internal orientation. Relative orientation. The standard deviation in photogrammetric processes. Epipolar plane, X parallax, Y parallax. Absolute orientation. Bundle Adjustment. Inertial coordinate systems (simple reference). Stereoscopic vision. Digital photogrammetric station


GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IΙ (GIS II)This course aims to introduce the students to the principles of creation and evaluation of Digital Elevation Models (DEM), spatial analysis and spatial distribution with the use of GIS and its applications in environmental issues, through modeling. More specifically, this course aims to help the students comprehend how the use of GIS, serves different scientific sectors. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Create a digital elevation model (DEM), identify errors and assess its suitability for use. • Choose and combine the right tools to perform spatial analysis • Create the right workflow to tackle environmental issues • Design and build spatial models • Evaluate and choose the right spatial interpolation methods according to their needs


REMOTE SENSING ΙΙThis course aims to help the students acquire skills to process, analyze and interpret remote sensing data. The students will gain knowledge about the information extraction from the data and their applications in different scientific fields (e.g. environment, agriculture, natural disaster management etc.), through analysis and interpretation of remote sensing data. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Process, analyze and interpret remote sensing data • Interpret the results of satellite data analysis in different scientific fields • Solve real life problems, by mapping environmental factors in different sectors (agriculture, natural resources etc.)


GEODESY III: GEOMETRIC AND NETWORKSSources for looking up alignments, searching for alignments in field, triangulation benchmarks types based on specifications, on-site recognition. Network design meeting the needs of the study. Establishing the networks, according to particular specifications. Conducting observation campaigns, according to specifications (periods, accuracy). Application of error theory to horizontal and vertical observations networks. Least squares test. Simple applications of the criterion of Least Squares in general applications, e.g., best line equation, polynomial fitting. Examples and applications in the geosciences. Method of Equations of Observations Development of estimation theory, presentation of algorithms. Simple patching apps with method of equations of observations, examples. Introduction to horizontal networks. Types of geodetic networks, markings, parametric degree. Trigonometric networks. Types of observations in Surveying and corresponding observation equations, measuring instruments, accuracies, model generation of observation equations. Creation of the system of normal equations (NEQs), presentation applications, solving parts. Exercises in the class. Rank deficiency, internal and external constraints, free networks. Evaluation of results. Calculation of residuals, a posteriori variance estimation, error ellipses. Connecting new network to existing one, transformations (similarity, affine), examples. Measuring instruments, accuracies, creation of the system of normal equations, presentation applications, solving exercise sections in the room. Connection to the concepts of geoid and ellipsoid by revolution. Orthometric and geometric heights. Required deliverables of the final product and the documentation material.


REMOTE SENSING IThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of remote sensing. The students will learn how to access, manipulate and analyze remote sensing data. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Comprehend the principles of remote sensing • Possess knowledge about the characteristics of available satellite imagery and choose the right one for each application • Execute simple processes (manipulate multispectral images, calculate indices) • Interpret the results of multispectral satellite data analysis


HYDRAULICS I. OPEN CULVERTS. SEWAGE NETWORKSCharacteristics of flow in open channels. Categories of open pipelines. Categories flow, geometric characteristics of cross-sections of open ducts. Basic equations of fluid mechanics. Principles of energy. Uniform flow. Flow resistance in open ducts. Chezy equation. Empirical equations and calculation of resistance coefficients. Applications in technical problem solving. Conductivity of pipelines. Uneven flow. Basic equations. Characteristics and flow profiles. Hydraulic Simulation models. Flow measurement methods (velocity-area, slope-area, level-flow, slope-level, etc.) The importance of drainage works. Network categories and types. Assessment of benefits. Population data, water consumption. Estimation of rainfall. Recovery period. Rainfall benefit assessment methods. Sewerage network. Flow conditions. Friction losses. roughness coefficient. Calculations of uniform flow in pipes of circular cross-section. Uniform flow calculations in non-circular cross-sections. Composition of domestic wastewater. Sewer technology. Alternative sewage systems. Urban flood protection works Legislative framework. Biological wastewater treatment of small settlements


ROAD PLANNING II: EARTHWORKS – JUNCTIONSPurpose: the acquisition of abilities that the graduate must possess, for independent, but also teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to calculate: volumes of earthworks, the movement and distribution of earth, to judge whether improvements should be made, due to costs. To weigh traffic data, locations and congestion zones. To choose the type of appropriate node and to dimension the node, with the primary goal of user safety. Objective: of the course is to acquire basic knowledge about: how to calculate earthworks and draw up earthworks tables, the movement and distribution of earth using the Lalanne and Bruckner method, the method of transport, from Lalanne to Bruckner, the means of earth transport, the cost transport, the traffic flow and the positions – zones of involvement, the selection of the appropriate type of node, depending on the traffic data and its dimensioning, protecting the safety of users. Course Description: Earthworks (methods of area measurement of cross-sections, methods of calculating the volume of earthworks, tables of earthwork, coefficient of surprise). Movement and distribution of land (Lalanne method, Bruckner, transfer from Lalanne to Bruckner, distribution lines, means of land transport, cost of transport, reduction to equivalent lengths for a means of transport) General principles for junction design (traffic flow, locations and congestion zones) Standardization of nodes. Types of circular knots. Traffic capacity and delays, safety, costs, environment. Types of maneuvers at nodes. Level roundabouts. Design specifications for planar circular joints. Guidelines for Road Works Studies. Regulatory framework in other countries. Uneven nodes. Factors for selection. Standard provisions. Select uneven node type.


CARTOGRAPHY IIThis course aims to provide general knowledge of thematic map composition, through research and processing of spatial data. Students will be able to produce primary and derived cartographic products, as well as introduce them to the principles and methods of digital cartography and its applications. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Identify the characteristics of thematic cartography in maps • Comprehend the best practices of map composition • Choose the category, the format and the attributes of a thematic map • Define and evaluate the proper use of spatial data and thematic attributes • Combine and build the necessary thematic attributes, from the available spatial datasets, to compose the appropriate thematic map according to their needs


REGIONAL SPATIAL PLANNING The course aims to provide key knowledge on regional spatial planning at both theoretical and applied levels. The main objectives of the course are the following: - To understand the role and principles of regional spatial planning - To know the content, methodology and cartographic methods of spatial plans as well as the applications of spatial planning in Greece Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Know what regional spatial planning is and how it relates to other types of spatial planning - Identify problems of a regional character - Get familiarized with the legislative framework of regional spatial planning as well as established regional spatial plans in Greece - Know the basic components and stages for the elaboration of a regional spatial plan - Retrieve, analyze and synthesize data and information, with the use of necessary technologies - Work autonomously - Work in teams - Work in an interdisciplinary environment


URBAN PLANNINGShort course description The main purpose of the course is to become familiar with the preparation of urban plans and to understand them both as framework tools and as regulatory planning tools, which aim to determine the patterns of spatial organization in a neighborhood (urban unit), a settlement or a municipality , as well as promote and control urban development in a municipality or part thereof. Content of theory lectures are examined sequentially: • Evolution of the institutional framework in Greece. • Basic principles of Urban planning – modern trends. • Urban planning policy bodies. • General Urban Planning – Linking with overarching planning frameworks (Regulatory Plans, General, Special and Regional Frameworks). • Urban Planning Study. • Special categories of studies. • Study specifications, content, process, preparation methodology, editorial bodies. • Town planning standards and their application. • Methodology of analysis and diagnosis of existing situation. • Scenario estimation methodology for the programming population and capacity estimation. • Methodology for calculating needs in social infrastructure. • Assessment and evaluation of applications of the institutional frameworks. • Building terms and building systems. • Reference to the building regulations. • Reference to backgrounds.


TECHNICAL HYDROLOGYThe purpose of the course material is to acquire the necessary knowledge of hydrology that the graduate must have so as to work independently as well as in a group, for the management and protection of water resources, environmental protection, prevention and management of flood risk, through the design of hydraulic works. The objectives of the course material are the acquisition of skills, in order to: learn about the hydrological cycle and hydrological processes, understand the importance of experimental work and be able to utilize them hydrological information using empirical and statistical methods, estimates evaporation and evapotranspiration, is knowledgeable about the effects of retention and filtration, know the mechanisms of surface runoff, define a catchment area, calculate/estimate the spatial and temporal distribution of rainfall in a watershed, calculate rainfall curves and runoff in a cross-section of a watercourse, calculates the unit hydrograph of the watershed, estimate (with empirical, statistical, unit hydrograph application methods) the water supply of catchment, calculate the channeling of a flood with hydrological methods, by water flow,estimates time series, link hydrological studies with hydraulic projects and the management of water systems and analyze characteristics of reservoirs




ADMINISTRATIVE ACTS FOR SETTLING THE PLOTS AND ASSESSMENTS OF THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE PROPERTIESObjective: The basic knowledge of the method and the legislation acquirement for the property settlement and rationing acts compilation. Purpose: The property settlement and rationing acts administrative and technical management. The urban planning implementation with the provisions of the Legislative Decree 1923. Conditions for the drawing up of the deed of adjustment and rationing of liabilities. Accelerators and administrative procedure. The plots adequacy investigation. The legislative framework of beneficial provisions. The application of the provisions in cases of opening streets and squares. The application of the provisions in cases of widening of streets and squares. The topographical diagram in relation to the cadastral data of neighboring properties. The wording of the settlement act, its meaning and syntax. The process of objections, their examination and the decision to sanction, cancel or partially sanction. The responsibilities of the engineer during the implementation of the regularization act.








El.  5th sem.  (1/2)


El.  6th sem. (2/4)




INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR ENVIRONMENT (ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION)Content of theory lectures and practical exercises: • International environmental agreements and their effects. • European orientation for the establishment of environmental community directives and dealing with important environmental issues. • Institutional framework for the management and protection of natural resources, forests, protected areas (e.g. Natura 2000 network) etc. • Water and flood risk management plans, transboundary waters. • Legislation and methodology for the environmental classification of projects and activities. • Presentation of the groups in which the various projects and activities are environmentally categorized. • Detailed presentation of the institutional framework for the environmental licensing of projects and activities and procedures that must be followed. • Solving exercises for the environmental classification of various categories of projects and activities. • Thorough presentation of how to prepare environmental impact studies in accordance with the relevant legislation. • Approach methodology for the assessment of environmental impacts of various categories of projects and activities. • Decision making strategy to deal with environmental impacts and problems by choosing the appropriate measures provided by the relevant legislation. • Methodology for drawing up the maps that must accompany an environmental impact study (using appropriate software).


ROADS CONSTRUCTION III: GEOINFORMATICS AND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTSThe course aims to provide understanding of the importance of the geospatial dimension of information in the field of Transport and the relationship of geography with the mobility of goods and people. Also to provide recognition of the ever-increasing and ever-evolving applications of Geoinformatics in Transportation Projects. In particular, the course aims to provide acquisition of basic knowledge of Transportation Engineering and Geoinformatics and Telematics technologies for Transportation. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Recognize the fundamentals of transportation technology and qualitatively and quantitatively determine the condition of a road network - Describe in technical detail the specifications of the cutting-edge technologies of Geoinformatics applied in the field of Transportation with an emphasis on Transportation Projects - Distinguish the participation of modern software tools and Geoinformatics equipment in the functional architecture of a transportation project - Create solutions based on location-based services (geoservices) that will aim to improve the mobility of goods and people and raise business challenges




ALGORITHMS IN GEOMATICSThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of algorithms and their applications in spatial problems, with the use of vector and raster data. The students will learn the basics of algorithms and their application in common geo-spatial problems (e.g. routing, network connectivity, optimal mounting position) and the classification of spatial data. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Recognize the fundamental characteristics of algorithms, their applications in problem solving and define the cost of their use (memory space and time) • Identify the NP-problems in Geomatics • Comprehend the differences between approachable, heuristic and exact algorithms • Comprehend and describe step by step the algorithms • Combine different algorithms to solve a problem • Insert spatial data and parameters in position based services (geo-services), using algorithms and analyze the output


RURAL SPACE MANAGEMENT WITH GEOMATICSThis course aims to help the students solve basic environmental problems, to assist the agricultural processes, with the use of GIS, remote sensing and positioning systems. The students will learn to process and analyze spatial data and methods, applicable for problem solving in the primary agricultural production and soil resources management. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Comprehend the importance of calculating environmental indices • Comprehend the basic methods and analysis techniques used in GIS to assist in agriculture • Recognize the operational role of GIS in agriculture • Apply basic models (e.g. multi-criteria analysis) to solve environmental issues






HYDRAULICS I-SEWAGE AND SEWERAGE NETWORKSThe purpose of the course is to acquire the necessary knowledge that the graduate must possess for independent, but also group work in an interdisciplinary environment, to distinguish networks under pressure from those under gravity, to choose and apply methods for estimating rainfall and of domestic sewage, to design the sewage networks, to allocate a biological treatment facility and to understand the basic elements for biological treatment of sewage in small settlements. The objectives of the course material are the acquisition of skills that the graduate must have in order to distinguish, analyze, synthesize data, calculate and plan drainage projects, from technical, environmental and technical point of view






PHOTOGRAMMETRY IIIPurpose: the acquisition of competencies that the graduate must acquire, for self-sufficient, but also teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment, to have the ability to use and receive data mapping monuments and sites, with the application of digital technologies. Brief course description: basic introductory concepts and definitions. Culture and traditional settlements. Protection of cultural heritage. UNESCO. ICOMOS International Council of monuments and sites. Reading and understanding of a monument. Elements of rhythmology of Greek architecture. Techniques and tools for registering and documenting cultural heritage. Photogrammetric methods. The geometric mapping and documentation of the monument. Collection of three-dimensional information. Combination of methods and techniques of Photogrammetry, Topography and Topometry. Code of concepts and signs for monuments’ imprint specifications. Specifications of monuments’ digital documentation. Design of shots for photogrammetric survey of domed surfaces. Geometric documentation products. Monuments Information Systems. Documentation of historical buildings with GIS. Methodology and equipment of monuments and sites with case studies. GIS in archaeological case studies, traditional bridges, caves, ancient theaters, historical places. Underwater cultural heritage. Reference to underwater surveying survey.


7th  sem. (5 Obl. + 2 El.)


8th  sem. (3 Obl. +3 El.)


9th semester  6 El. (5CU each)


ACT OF IMPLEMENTATION IN AN URBAN PLANNING STUDYThe spatial plan, historical review, differences in the application of urban planning. Basic Spatial and urban planning legislation, levels of planning, temporal evolution. Ways of implementing urban plans. Reference to relevant legislation (Laws 1337/83, 2508/97, 4269/2014). The intervention of the State in the area with normative building conditions, active Town Planning and Urban Revival. Correlation with the Act of application of the urban planning study, Participation of the specialty in an interdisciplinary environment. Report on the areas of specially regulated urban planning and the participation of graduates. The concept of land ownership and politics, the urban planning regimes that coexist and how they are dealt with. The legislative framework at administrative, cadastral and urban planning level. The role of the participatory process of property owners in urban planning and its implementation. The concept of neighborhood. Criteria for characterizing densely built-up areas. Indicators and urban fixed forms. Technical and administrative procedure during the land registration of the First Capital. The property declaration", as a source of information about the owner, the property and the buildings. The Legislative framework of the invitations of the owners and the land registration. Correlations with cadastral charts Definitive distributions. Process of transformations between projective systems. Calculation of axonometric coordinates, equations of axes, rhytomatic and building lines. Calculation of building block elements. Study and determination of analytical elements of a landscape plan. Apply topology to produce results. Application diagram and issue standardization of building blocks and original properties. Posting procedures. Reference to the granting of building permits before the sanctioning of the act of implementation of the urban planning study. Implementation procedures of road network axis intersections. Design of the longitudinal sections of the road axes and drawing of the "red" line (final level of vehicle movement), according to the procedures of Chapter B. Possible modifications of the zoning plan, in order to better adapt to the relief of the ground, before the transformation of the fields into plots. Legislative framework for Chapter B of the procedure. Legislative framework for Chapter C'. How to calculate the urban planning tool "contribution to land", according to laws 1337/83 and 4315/2014. Comparative results and land balance at the urban unit level. Building conditions, completeness and buildability. Reference to acts of settlement of valuation of property obligations in the densely built-up sections. Criticism of the formation of the boundaries of the final plots. Application of the urban planning tools of "compensation" and "transfer of the building factor" and "contribution in money". Compilation of table P2 of the application act and table of appendices. The meaning of deficit diagram. Individual acts of application of the urban planning study. Urban planning studies in B' residential areas. Transcription of the acts of implementation of the urban planning study.


FIELD EXCERCISESDetermination of study area, performance scale, use surveying diagram and the rendering by ground measurements and photogrammetry. Specifications and applicable legislation. Execution of surveying studies. Error controlling. Chart rendering from ground observations and photogrammetry. Comparison of the results. Application of title deeds. Cadastral chart and corresponding cadastral tables. Deciding on plot merits. Choice of individual level of a plot and drawing up a surveying diagram. Variations of content of the diagram, depending on whether it is inside or outside the plan, the purpose of its compilation (issuance of building licence, modification of plan, deed of regularization and apportionment, corrective act of implementation, litigation, etc.)




QUANTITATIVE SPATIAL ANALYSISThis course aims to help the students comprehend the essence of statistical terms and tools and acquire basic skills in spatial problem solving. The students, will obtain the necessary knowledge to analyze and solve basic problems in the field of spatial research through statistical analysis and GIS.


URBAN FOOTPRINTS AND REAL ESTATE TITLE APPLICATIONS Objective: The combination of Geodesy knowledge for the compilation of Topographic background in urban areas, and the application of real estate titles on the Topographic background. Purpose: Creation of a suitable background in digital form, for drawing up contracts, issuing building permits, drawing up town planning studies and drawing up a land register.




HYDRAULICS II: WASTEWATER TREATMENTThe purpose of the course material is to deepen the knowledge acquired in the course "Hydraulics I" and specialize knowledge in the subject of treatment and disposal of liquid waste. Students will deal with issues of pollution and contamination of water and environment from wastewaters. They will gain knowledge about physical, chemical and biological processes in wastewater, the basic microorganism growth parameters for treatment of wastewaters for physical and biochemical phenomena occurring in treatment processes. With the above knowledge, the educational process will lead to the know- how design of a integrated wastewater treatment facility and sanitary engineering


GEOSPATIAL WEB & GEOGRAPHIC DATABASESThe purpose of the course is to provide knowledge on the capabilities provided by modern software design and development techniques in the management of spatial information. In particular, the course aims at providing knowledge in design techniques and web-based Geoinformatics software. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: - Recognize the importance of open standards in the synthesis and provision of geospatial information - Explains how geospatial web services and markup-based interoperability standards work - Examine the application of the above not only to desktop applications but also to web applications as well as applications based on cloud technology - Design and develop simple online geospatial information management applications with Javascript - Compile and combine code from free software, open source software, and free geospatial libraries to develop customized software




REGIONAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY The course aims to familiarize students with the theoretical and applied approaches to regional and local development and related policies. Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Understand the main theories about space and uneven spatial development, the spatial dimensions of development, and the regional problem - Know how the regional problem in Greece appears and how local and regional development policies are applied. - Retrieve, analyze and synthesize data and information, with the use of necessary technologies - Work autonomously - Work in teams - Work in an interdisciplinary environment






DISTRIBUTIONS – REFLECTIONSObjective: The knowledge acquisition for: the technical specifications, the applicable legislative framework, the administrative procedure and the technical processes for compulsory and voluntary re-distributions. Purpose: the acquisition of abilities that the graduate must possess, for independent, but also group work in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to evaluate the data and the original rights, to attribute the existing situation and to relate it to pre-existing legal boundaries of properties, according to the specifications, to produce new information from a combination of data, using GIS. Course description: Defining administrative and technical procedures based on the legislative framework. The original and final rights in rem, the application of titles and the land registration of the original properties. Correlations with fertility and slope diagrams. Planning and plotting of parallel tillage projects. Methodology for calculation of reduction factors. Application to rights. Final area to be distributed. Numbering of final plots, in an automated way, final areas and cadastral tables. Indication of boundaries, county delivery. Sanction. Instruction for the entry of sanctioned changes in the Land Registry and support with GIS.






El. (2/6)


El.  (3/6)


El.       (6/12)


AUTOMATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTPurpose: The graduate's contribution to development through local government. Objective: Acquiring knowledge about the mode of operation and the responsibilities of the 1st and 2nd level of Local Self-Government. Course description: First and second level of local government. Boundaries of municipalities and communities before and after the implementation of Laws 2539/97 and 3852/2010. Competencies of municipalities. Municipal Administration-apartments. Budgets, management. Property, expropriations and interventions in property. Maintenance of cadastral data of Municipality properties. Compliance with the Town Planning Office (responsibilities, functions). Projects, businesses. Cartographic Background for Municipal Use. GIS as an urban planning and socio-economic information system of the Municipality. Criteria for selecting a GIS, for local government. Computerization of information and recording and solving problems. Creation of appropriate background using GIS and approach to optimal solutions for current issues of self-government competence.


ROAD PLANNING V: EXPROPRIATION, IN ROAD NETWORKSPurpose: the acquisition of skills, which the graduate must possess, for independent, but also teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to: complete an expropriation study of a road axis, calculate the obligations of each property, redefine a new expropriation limit, if deemed necessary, to draw up the prescribed cadastral tables. Objective: of the course is the acquisition of basic knowledge about the legal framework of forced expropriations in force, the procedures and the way of calculating the property liabilities, the application of GIS procedures for the required calculations of the liabilities and the compilation of the final cadastral tables.


SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNIONThe course aims to familiarize students with the context of the European Union as well as to promote knowledge regarding spatial development and EU regional development policy. Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Understand how the EU operates as well as its role in spatial development regional disparities - Know the objectives of the EU cohesion policy as well as the way it is implemented, along with its importance for member states policies - Know the most important programs by means of which the EU cohesion policy is implemented in Greece. - Know the main programs for the implementation of cohesion policy in Greece - Retrieve, analyze and synthesize data and information, with the use of necessary technologies - Work autonomously - Work in teams - Work in an interdisciplinary environment


ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTCOURSE CONTENT Short course description Acquiring basic knowledge about ecological systems, ecosystems, energy flow. Knowledge of ecosystems in Greece. The possibility of planning for sustainable development in Greece. Content of theory lectures • Ecological systems • The concept of ecosystem • Ecosystem structure • Energy flow in the ecosystem • Biogeochemical cycles • Management of ecological systems • Terrestrial ecosystems in Greece • Residential Environment • Elements of the environmental landscape and its impact factors • Population dynamics • Residential area • Evidence for the current environment in the Mediterranean • Population and economic activities, land uses • Spatial and urban organization • Design levels Content of laboratory exercises The aim of the exercises is to deepen students' understanding of the general and specific topics developed in the theoretical part of the course. In particular, the aim is to train students to classify a concept or a problem related to the non-urban and urban environment into sub-categories, to use the corresponding terminology correctly and to briefly and comprehensively describe a proposal to solve the problem.


HYDRAULICS IV: IRRIGATION NETWORKSThe aim of the course is for the students to become familiar with the methods applied for the irrigation of cultivated lands. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: understand the issues related to the design and construction of irrigation networks, use the knowledge they have acquired with a professional approach to the subject for solving problems of study, supervision and construction of irrigation networks, gather, interpret and evaluate relevant evidence and form judgments that include reflection on issues related to crop irrigation,share their ideas, problems and solutions related to irrigation of crops to specialized and non-specialist audiences, ignite those skills and acquire knowledge to continue in further studies with a high degree of specialization in the specific subject


LAND MANAGEMENT AND PROPERTY VALUESPurpose: the acquisition of abilities that the graduate must possess, for independent, but also teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to: (i) know the basic legal issues, concerning Real Estate, (ii) understand the operation of the law of demand -supply and the factors that affect real estate values, (iii) to be able to apply alternative methods of estimating real estate values, (iv) to compare the results and decide on the final conclusion, which he will formulate in his valuation study real estate, (v) to be able to propose alternative ways of real estate management-utilization, (vi) to know at least the basic elements of real estate taxation and (vii) to be able to apply GIS technologies in the service of Real Estate. Objective: of the course is the acquisition of basic knowledge on: basic legal issues concerning Real Estate, types of value, feasibility and methods of real estate value estimation, alternative ways of real estate management-utilization, real estate taxation. Course description: Reference to definitions and concepts of Real Estate Values, the purposes of Real Estate Valuation. The concept of land policy and the practice of off-plan and on-plan building. Legal dimension of real estate. Real estate foreclosures. Publicity of real estate rights. Spaces with value and spaces with economic value. Its value in and out of trading space. The value of real estate and the necessity of determination. Analysis and Operation of the "Property Market". The law of supply and demand in real estate. The formation of the real estate price. Factors affecting the "Real Estate Market". Real Estate Valuation Methods. Final price. Investing in real estate values. Real Estate Valuations and Taxation. Design and Compilation of a Real Estate Valuation Study.


PRECISION AGRICULTUREThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of spatial analysis and use of technologies (remote sensing, GIS, positioning systems, sensors) in precision agriculture. The students will learn to process and analyze spatial data and methods, used in precision agriculture. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Identify field heterogeneity problems • Comprehend the methods and technologies used in precision agriculture • Acquire data, assess them and apply the principles of geomatics, for thematic layers production • Evaluate the economic value and the environmental footprint of precision agriculture in Greece and worldwide • Support variable rate technologies • Support and consult the producers (farmers) on the application of precision agricultures systems


APPLICATIONS OF INTERCONNECTED SYSTEMSThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of data collection and transmission from sensors, as well as storing and processing them. The students will learn about the procedures necessary for the installation and use of sensors for environmental parameters monitoring. The data recorded will be used as input in a GIS, in order to be processed and analyzed in real time. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Comprehend the concept and terms related to digital signal encoding and digital communication protocols • Understand the basics of signal recording and monitoring systems • Comprehend and define the requirements of a telematics system • Design a GIS, that will take as input recorded data from the sensors and will analyze them in real time • Follow the development of new technologies in sensors • Comprehend the basics of a network (of sensors) and the data transmission in it


ROAD CONSTRUCTION VI: DESIGN OF TRAFFIC SYSTEMS AND ECONOMICS OF TRANSPORTATIONPurpose: the acquisition of abilities that the graduate must possess, for independent, but also group work in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to have understood the principles of traffic flow and planning of transport systems, to search, analyze and synthesize data and information, with the use of the necessary technologies. To structure and document traffic forecasts, to participate in the research, study, construction and operation of traffic management projects and to contribute with proposals to improve traffic conditions in cities. Objective: of the course is to acquire basic knowledge for searching, analyzing data and synthesizing information, using the necessary technologies, for traffic documentation and forecasting and for participating in the research, study, construction and operation of traffic management projects, contributing to the improvement of traffic conditions in cities.


SPATIAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMSThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of developing primary decision making and forecasting scenarios, as well as analyzing alternative scenarios. The students will learn about the interoperability of GIS and the decision making processes. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Describe and define a spatial system to support decision making • Choose and combine tools to analyze the spatial component • Design and develop spatial models • Define and create forecasting scenarios and analyze alternatives


CONTEMPORARY METHODS FOR SURFACE AND SUBSURFACE MAPPINGThis course aims to help the students obtain knowledge about the mapping of, surface and subsurface, structures with the use of cutting edge technologies. This course will introduce the students to the latest developments of tools and methods for spatial data collection, processing and interpretation as well as map composition.


GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IΙI (GISIII)This course aims to introduce the students to more sophisticated concepts and applications of GIS and focuses on the scientifically documented use of GIS, in problem solving (e.g. routing, network connectivity, optimal mounting position etc.). Among others, the students will learn to apply topological rules in spatial data, perform spatial statistical analysis and build spatial databases. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Performnetwork analysis • Comprehend and use tools and methods to perform spatial statistical analysis • Acknowledge the benefits of spatial statistics • Apply routing algorithms • Analyze spatial and non-spatial data to compose probabilistic maps • Utilize GIS for fleet management • Extract information from spatial data • Acknowledge the crowdsourcing applications of GIS


ROAD CONSTRUCTION IV: PAVEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION SITE ORGANIZATIONPurpose: the acquisition of skills that the graduate must have, for independent, but also teamwork in an interdisciplinary environment, in order to: (i) know the construction structure of the road, the types of pavements, (ii) have the possibility of dimensioning, (iii) know the fundamental principles of road construction and maintenance and the applicable guidelines. At the same time, to acquire basic training in the planning and organization of construction works from the point of view of the economy, but also of the safety of the workers. Objective: of the course is the acquisition of basic knowledge on how to calculate road surfaces, the construction, planning and organization of the works, so that they are carried out in an economical, technically acceptable and safe way. Course Description: Project construction requirements. Soil bearing capacity. Soil compaction, Proctor test, CBR test. Historical development of pavements, types of pavements, principles of pavement calculation. Construction structure of the road, construction in phases. Aggregates, asphalt, bituminous materials, hot and cold asphalt mixtures. Dimensioning methods for flexible pavements. Mechanical properties of materials. Layers of flexible pavements. Paving and compaction. Anti-slip pavements. Dimensioning and construction of rigid pavements. Reinforcement of rigid pavements. Specifications, regulations. Road condition classification. Failures and damages, pavement maintenance. Evaluation of pavements and measurement of surface characteristics. Time planning of constructions of technical projects. Construction organization economy and safety of technical works.


CONTEMPORARY MAPPING AND VISUALIZATION SYSTEMS: UAVS – MOBILE MAPPING SYSTEMSThis course aims to introduce the students to the principles of visualization and of new data collection methods. The students will learn about the new procedures on spatial data collection and processing, and the best visualization practices, so they will turn the primary data into valuable information. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Comprehend the principles of geo-visualization • Comprehend the principles of 3D visualization • Comprehend the potentials of UAVs and the benefits deriving from their use • Apply methods and use tools for spatial data visualization • Follow the evolution of technologies involved in the domain of mobile mapping systems • Investigate new application fields for geospatial technologies


NATURAL HAZARDS & INFRASTRUCTURES: PREVENTION AND DISASTER MANAGEMENTThis course aims to introduce the students to the natural disaster prevention and management. Utilizes knowledge acquired from different scientific fields, covered in other courses, to evaluate the impact of natural disasters in infrastructures and society, aiming to find the best practices for disaster prevention through planning and natural disaster management.


APPLICATIONS OF INFORMATION SCIENCE IN TOPOGRAPHYPurpose: the acquisition of skills that the graduate should have, using IT, for independent, but also teamwork in a multidisciplinary environment, in order to analyze, design and solve surveying problems on a spreadsheet and to write basic programs to be able to support topographical problems and needs in a design environment. Objectives: acquiring the know-how to use appropriate functions in a spreadsheet environment in order to: estimate the true size value, which results from observations, by applying error theory, to solve the 1st and 2nd fundamental problem of Topography, to carry out the calculation of the tachometric points, to calculate the area of the parcel from the junctions of the vertices, to solve a route, with control of the errors inside-outside the limits, which are distributed, to transform points from HATT to TM-87, to create the appropriate data structures, so that they are recognizable, in order to be introduced into the design environment, as point, line, text entities. Acquisition of skills for development, design and development of programs, using AutoLisp, with applications in a design environment, in order to: write consecutive numbers of estates showing the point of entry, calculate the orthophoto map code of LAND REGISTRY SA, which falls within the study area and visualize the range of the orthophoto map, within the design environment, to automatically create a canvas, to automatically calculate the area and draw the area metric table, to create a division of a quadrilateral, in which the face is defined, so that the two parts have equal face and equal area, to obtain the relief of the ground, from the intersection of a straight line, with isosceles curves, to create a polygon topology, for cadastral and/or road construction needs, to insert points with format name, X, Ψ, Z in the design environment.


SPECIAL URBAN ENVIRONMENT ISSUES: REDESIGNS, RECREATIONSThe subject matter of the course aims to shape a modern policy of urban renewals and their redesign, with a comprehensive consideration of the problems of the urban space both in the free public (shared) space, as well as the reconstruction and improvement of city areas with interventions in the public, private structured and unstructured space. It has as its axis the design approach that concerns the rehabilitation and upgrading of degraded urban areas, historic city centers, traditional areas included in urban centers. Short course description • The improvement of the functionality of the urban space • Types of urban regeneration • Improving the aesthetics of the urban space • Protection of the environment, with rational management of natural resources, measures to save energy and application of bioclimatic design principles. • The improvement of the functionality of the urban space, to serve the modern needs of the city's inhabitants • The improvement of housing conditions and the coverage of the housing needs of vulnerable population groups. • The economy of construction through appropriate design choices and construction methods. • Adherence to essential participatory procedures during planning. • The rational management of the free public space ensuring continuous and adequate maintenance, cleanliness, safety and control of any future interventions in this space by other agencies.


SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADJUSTMENTS AND APPLICATIONS The student to understand in practice the basic and critical characteristics of satellite tracking systems, to have practical knowledge of measurement technologies depending on the accuracy requirements, and use the processing softwares for particular observations.






GRAVIMETRYGravitational field of the Earth, Gravitational potential, equipotential surfaces, normal field gravity. Deflections of the Vertical. Disturbing quantities and statistical description of the field gravity. Reductions of gravity and equilibrium. Reference systems and height systems. Geoid, methods of determining the Geoid, integral and stochastic methods determination. Analysis in spherical harmonics. Gravity Measurements and Instruments. Determination of local geoid, correction of geodetic measurements. Combination with GPS. Space-based methods for determining the Earth's gravity field. Satellite altimetry. Gravity networks installation and repair. Long-term changes in gravity. High precision gravity networks. Contribution of gravimetric measurements to geodynamics.






DIGITAL & SMART CITIESThis course aims to introduce the students to smart cities and the role of geomatics in them. Focuses on the emerging technologies and applications used in smart cities. The students will learn about the role of geomatics in smart cities, how to design 3D city models, and 3D building models (Building Information Model | BIM) by combining GIS-CAD technologies, to achieve optimal results. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Follow the latest trends in applications and technologies applied in smart cities worldwide • Recommend and apply cutting edge geomatics technologies • Know the basics of 3D modeling • Comprehend and analyze the attributes necessary to design a 3D city model • Build 3D city models • Comprehend and follow the evolution of BIM technologies • Combine GIS – CAD technologies and BIM to get the best possible outcome






CARTOGRAPHY IIIThis course aims to help the students acquire deeper knowledge in the principles and techniques of cartography. Use more sophisticated methods to tackle problems occurring during the mapping process and finally process data and compose maps though automated procedures. The students will learn to search, evaluate and use best practices for map composition and utilization of a map. Upon completion, the students will be able to: • Identify the elements that highlight the thematic information on a map and adding value on it • Comprehend and apply best practices for map composition • Use cutting edge tools to enhance the final product (map) • Use automated procedures to manipulate data from multiple sources and compose a map • Search and access archived maps • Use new methods to utilize maps and spatial data for “story telling” • Publish mapping products and content online






SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENTThe aim of the course is to acquire basic knowledge on topics related to collection, management, processing and recycling of solid waste, landfill siting, so that the graduate can easily collaborate with other specialties. The purpose of the course material is the acquisition of skills that the graduate must have for self-reliance, in order to: apply the current institutional framework, separate the categories of solids of waste with their respective specificities, select and implement collection methods, get familiar with management methodologies, learn about material recycling/recovery procedures, integrate with GIS porcessing for landfile site allocation and prepare and/or participate in a landfill site environmental impact assessment study.






ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION IN THE SCIENCE OF SURVEYING AND GEOINFORMATICS ENGINEERINGThe course is an introductory course in the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation. The global, constantly changing economic, technological and social environment, which is shaped by factors such as globalization, climate change, competition, markets and innovation, presents new opportunities for growth and at the same time creates new risks. The aim of the course is to introduce the students to the concepts of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as well as the use of analysis tools and methods applied in the field of geoinformatics and contributing to the understanding of the business market. More specifically, the course aims at students' understanding of basic knowledge of business economics, while the contribution of innovation and entrepreneurship to the economy is presented. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: • understand issues related to the organization and operation of businesses • know technical-financial support issues for businesses • recognize investment and development incentives • recognize and exploit motivations related to undertaking entrepreneurial actions at the start of their professional careers • cultivate their judgment and decision-making skills in solving practical problems • come into contact with professionals in the field, which creates prospects for future employment • enhance their creativity through the implementation of business plans • develop skills related to undertaking entrepreneurial action • develop research skills in the business environment • take advantage of professional opportunities by presenting completed works in a wide professional range • use their Geoinformatics knowledge for issues related to market analysis.






SUSTAINABILITY AND URBAN ENVIRONMENT. THE ROLE OF TOPOGRAPHY AND GEOINFORMATICS ENGINEERSPurpose To examine issues that conceptually define the issues of urban sustainability in order to determine the requirements for the development of an appropriate composite indicator for determining sustainable urban development. Objective Respect for the natural environment and the role of Topography and Geoinformatics engineers in decision-making for factors of the sustainable development of urban areas Short course description. The concept of the sustainable city incorporated the goals of environmental protection, social equity and economic development, without challenging the dominant development model, and without a socially reforming proposal. Thus, the goal of city competitiveness in the free world market, central to the rhetoric of 'urban regeneration' programs in the world's cities in the last two decades, is incorporated by the goal of urban sustainability.

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