University of West Hungary
From Researching Virtual Initiatives in Education
(Redirected from University of West-Hungary)
The University of West Hungary (Hungarian: Nyugat-magyarországi Egyetem) is one of the most significant centres of higher education in the Transdanubia region. It consists of ten faculties which are spread across five cities in Hungary.
Within the University of West Hungary, the Faculty of Geoinformatics in Székesfehérvár is Partner 7 of the project. Its code is GEO.
The Faculty of Geoinformatics is a leading institution in Hungary in continuing professional education on Land Surveying, Geoinformatics and Land Management. The Faculty is involved in various flexible education programmes for land management giving professional development services to engineers, technicians, and executives. The Faculty has accumulated considerable experience in the UNIGIS and similar international networks of universities, which offer a common set of courses by open and distance learning to in-service professionals in the area of Geographical Information Systems and Land Management. International co-operation of the Faculty is oriented towards the development of education. The Faculty has participated in several projects aimed at issues relating to the interactive use of GIS, development of distance learning courses, education for continuing professional development, development of knowledge in land administration matters, and development of networking between universities.