About the Project

With MTA - MountainApp, we explore people’s perceptions of landscapes in mountainous countries. We are interested in everyday outdoor places that people visit and want to better understand the meanings attached to these places and landscapes. Share “your” landscapes and explore other people’s mountain experiences!

MTA is part of the bi-national project “Where Georgia and Switzerland meet: Sustainable development in mountain areas”, which is supported by a seed funding Grant of the Swiss Leading House for Science & Technology Cooperation, University of Geneva, as part of the Swiss Bilateral Cooperation Programme of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and the teaching fund of the University of Zurich (UZH). MTA was developed for a university course taught at Tbilisi State University, Georgia, and the Universtiy of Zurich, Switzerland.

Meet the Team!


Learn more about mountain research!

We are a group of social scientists doing research in and about mountain regions. We are interested in topics such as sustainable economic development, tourism, migration, socio-political dimensions of nature conservation, and landscape perceptions.

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App Downloads & Manual

Download the App of the project for Android or IOS now!
Below you can also find a short App Manual with an overview about the core features:

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Open App Manual