Z7262 GIS in public administration

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Tue 16:00–17:50 Z2,01032
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 14 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/14, only registered: 0/14, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/14
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Students will get acquainted with the use of information technology in public administration. Both geospatial technology and data use aspects will be described. Main geospatial applications and strategy will be shown on several hierarchical levels of public administration (state, regional, local). Students will be able to understand the strategy and rules of application, use and geospatial data policy in public administration.
Learning outcomes
The participants will learn the history and contemporary use of geo applications within the public administration on different levels. They will also learn how to analyse, evaluate and present selected spatial agendas from the level of ministry to municipal level. Finally, students will analyse the strategic documents influencing the future development of geoinformatics in public administration.
  • 1. Geoinformation in public administration introduction – terminology and history;
  • 2. Possibilities of geoinformation use in public administration;
  • 3. Central public administration, registries and the national geoinformation strategy;
  • 4. Geoinformation on regional administration – selected departments examples;
  • 5. Geoinformation applications on municipality level;
  • 6. Basic geospatial data sources for public administration – cadastral data, digital map of public administration, ZABAGED;
  • 7. Thematic geospatial data sources for public administration – spatial planning, environmental information, and traffic information;
  • 8. Geoinformation technology in public administration – strategy, facilities, and use;
  • 9. National information policy, strategy for use of geoinformation, national geoinformation infrastructure.
    recommended literature
  • Voženílek a kol. (2009): Geoinformační aspekty státní informační politiky ČR. UPOL, 187 s.
  • KONEČNÝ, Milan, Petr KUBÍČEK and Miroslav KOLÁŘ. Globální geoinformační infrastruktury (Global geoinformatic infrastructures). In Datové infrastruktury pro prostorově informační společnost. první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. p. 15-18, 4 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6014-2. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
oral exam or written test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
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