GIS Training and Education

University GIS Programs

GIS degree or certificate programs are offered by colleges and universities all over the world. This list of university GIS programs will help you find GIS programs or classes near you.

Software Training

Esri and its authorized training partners offer a full roster of courses for Esri software in convenient locations around the world. 
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Online Learning

Many colleges and universities offer online learning programs in GIS, including:

Vendors also often provide online training. Esri offers online training for specific software as well as on GIS applications, science, and technology. Several courses offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in conjunction with various colleges and universities. Sign up for a free module.


Keep up-to-date on the latest GIS software news and trends. is an encyclopedia dedicated to geographic information systems (GIS). This repository incorporates contributions from the GIS community for the benefit of GIS professionals, students, and anyone with an interest in GIS software. The wiki contains informative articles about GIS concepts, new technologies, products, people, and organizations. 
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Free e-Books

A large library of free e-books can help you learn more about GIS.

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