Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Education

  • Okan ERAY International Black Sea University
Keywords: GIS, School Location Analysis


Information technologies (IT) are developing very rapidly in today’s world. Geographic Information System (GIS) is one the technologies that evolves to allow people to solve many geographic problem quickly, effectively and easily with the abilities to make analysis, especially location analysis in combination with traditional database systems. Education is one of the fundamental elements of a nation and it can contain several elements including issues that are geographic. The purpose of this paper is to show the applicability of GIS in education facilities, where each educational unit has easy access to the common database. The system is constructed for schools in Old Tbilisi District, in Tbilisi, Georgia and different analyses related to education were performed.

Author Biography

Okan ERAY, International Black Sea University
PhD. Candidate