Organization Name:
International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)

Organization Type:

Mission Statement:
ITC is an internationally recognized centre of excellence in international education. ITC aims at capacity building and institutional development of professional and academic organizations and individuals specifically in countries that are economically and/or technologically less developed. Gateway The education is based on knowledge exchange between scientific and professional organizations in less developed countries on the one hand and those in the Western world on the other, whereby ITC acts as a two-directional gateway for knowledge exchange. Knowledge field The knowledge field of ITC is geo-information science and earth observation, which consists of a combination of tools and methods for the collection - through aerospace survey techniques -, storage and processing of geo-spatial data, for the dissemination and use of these data and of services based on these data. Approach ITC's approach is application-oriented, directed at finding solutions for and strengthening civil society in addressing issues of local, national and global dimensions such as the multifunctional use of scarce resources, including space, the effects of climate change and environmental security.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
PO Box 217
7500 AE Enschede


Phone Number:
+31 53 4874 444

Fax Number:
+31 53 4874 400

Email Address:


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Research and Technology
  • Clearance and Detection

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • Mozambique
  • Cyprus

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