GIS for Education

Building a brighter future with geographic information system (GIS)

GIS technology is one of the most effective tools for education, communication, and research. With GIS, students understand patterns, share information, and develop an analytical approach to problem-solving.

gistec recognizes the important role of GIS to young learners and is committed to supporting the needs of the education sector in the UAE through these initiatives.

Initiatives

GIS Career Development

GIS Career Development

To help prepare students for a future career in GIS—whether as a GIS administrator, developer, or analyst—gistec conducts professional GIS trainings and career orientation that help develop their required knowledge, skills, and qualifications.

Summer Training Program

GIS Summer Training Program

Every summer, gistec conducts a special training program for students where they can learn the basics and industry best practices on GIS.

Internship Program

Internship Program

gistec regularly accepts students for internship where they can be mentored by industry experts and exposed to real-life projects and hands-on training.

Emirati Program

Emirati Program

To support the objective of developing new Emirati graduates, gistec provides one-month intensive training on GIS and courses on Esri ArcGIS platform in their first six months of work as a GIS staff.

GIS Career Development

To help prepare students for a future career in GIS—whether as a GIS administrator, developer, or analyst—gistec conducts professional GIS trainings and career orientation that help develop their required knowledge, skills, and qualifications.

GIS Summer Training Program

Every summer, gistec conducts a special training program for students where they can learn the basics and industry best practices on GIS.

Internship Program

gistec regularly accepts students for internship where they can be mentored by industry experts and exposed to real-life projects and hands-on training.

Emirati Program

To support the objective of developing new Emirati graduates, gistec provides one-month intensive training on GIS and courses on Esri ArcGIS platform in their first six months of work as a GIS staff.

Licenses

ArcGIS for Student Use License

ArcGIS for Student Use License

ArcGIS for Student Use comes with a full range of capabilities that help users map like a pro. This personal, non-commercial use license enables users to create rich, dynamic maps and apps.

Esri Academic Department License

Esri Academic Department License

The Academic Department License provides qualified institutions with an affordable way to aquire select Esri products for non-commercial teaching, research, and service.

Esri Administrative Use Department License

Esri Administrative Use Department License

The Administrative Use Department License provides qualified institutions with an affordable way to acquire select Esri products for managing their operations.

ArcGIS for Student Use License

ArcGIS for Student Use comes with a full range of capabilities that help users map like a pro. This personal, non-commercial use license enables users to create rich, dynamic maps and apps.

Esri Academic Department License

The Academic Department License provides qualified institutions with an affordable way to aquire select Esri products for non-commercial teaching, research, and service.

Esri Administrative Use Department License

The Administrative Use Department License provides qualified institutions with an affordable way to acquire select Esri products for managing their operations.

Partner Programs

Cellular Expert

Cellular Expert has developed and successfully implemented a special educational program for academic institutions. The main advantage of Cellular Expert Education program - it makes teaching telecommunications easier.

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FME for Education & Non-Profits

Research facilities harbour the minds of scientists and students that work to make life-changing discoveries. FME helps both campus planners and all those working to help the community by allowing them to transform their data to be more organized and meaningful.

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Geomatica for Education

Geomatica is used by scientists and image professionals across industries to access, analyze, and share all types of data and imagery. Its educational software solutions make image analysis and data visualization tools easily available to the academic world.

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Resources

GeoNet Community

Find resources and discussions about best practices in teaching, research, professional development, and campus administration.

Explore the community

Education Community Blog

Esri's education staff and guest commentators use our blog to post news, how-to’s, best practices, and exemplary applications of GIS.

Read the blog

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Learn ArcGIS

Designed for self-study with lessons covering many GIS applications, Learn ArcGIS teaches you how to use the ArcGIS platform to solve real-world geographic problems.

Learn ArcGIS

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Do you have any questions about gistec’s GIS for education programs? Schedule a conversation with our team and we’d be glad to assist you.

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