Andrea Binn

University Assistant M.Eng.

Phone:  +43-1-58801-126166

Andrea Binn is a researcher and lecturer at the Research Unit Cartography. She received her BA Degree in Cartography and Geomedia and a Master’s Degree (M.Eng.) in Geomatics from the Munich University of Applied Sciences in 2015. As a freelance Cartographer, Andrea developed spatial-visual concepts and designs in the fields of Environmental Science, Music, and Psychology. In her research, she works on the effects of emotion on spatial-visual information processing.

Research interests

Emotion and cognition, visual communication of climate change and natural hazard risks, cartographic art and design.


  • VU 120.119 — Spatial Visualization
  • VU 127.026 — Applied Cartography
  • VU 127.107 — Applied Cartography and GIS
  • VU 120.106 — Geodetic and Cartographic Fundaments for Spatial Planning

Projects at the Research Unit Cartography

EU-funded Erasmus+ projects:

  • Shape2Gether – Shaping innovations in education for sustainable development: contextualizing geosciences, new technologies, and serious games with climate change (2023-2026)
  • LBS2ITS – Curricula Enrichment delivered through the Application of Location-based Services to Intelligent Transport Systems (2021-2024)
  • DigiGeo – Transferring contact, technology- and field-based education to digital: methods and tools for geosciences training (2021-2023)