The National Geographic Institute (IGN) was created on September 12, 1870, administratively dependent on the Statistics Department of the Ministry of Development, but with full freedom for the exercise of the technical powers attributed to it, consisting of "determination of The shape and dimensions of the Earth, geodesic triangulations of various orders, precision leveling, topographic triangulation, map and cadastre topography, and determination and conservation of international types of weights and measures. " Shortly after its foundation, by means of Decree of March 12, 1873, the Bureau of Statistics and the Geographical Institute was created, which, by Decree of 19 June (during the Presidency of Pi and Margall de la First Republic), is replaced by the Geographical and Statistical Institute. As a result, the Institute ceases to be an integrated body within a Directorate-General to become an independent Directing Center. This nature has maintained it until now, although the name of the Institute has changed over the years (Geographical and Cadastral Institute, Geographical, Cadastral and Statistical Institute, to the present denomination, since 1977, as National Geographic Institute). Nor has it always been integrated into the Ministry of Public Works, since throughout its history it has been dependent on other Ministries, such as Public Instruction and Fine Arts or the Ministry of Presidency. The National Geographic Information Center (CNIG) is an autonomous body of those provided for in article 43.1 a of Law 6/1997, of April 14, Organization and Functioning of the General State Administration, created by Law 37 / 1988, of December 28, of the State Budget for 1989 and is governed by its own Statute, approved by Royal Decree 663/2007, of May 25, and modified by Royal Decree 1637/2009, of 30 October. The main aspects that are developed in the course are: • Define the main characteristics of an IDE and its components. • Become familiar with standards, standardization bodies and specifications that guarantee the interoperability of geographic information. • Meet IDE, web and desktop clients, to view map services published on the Internet. • Create your own map service (WMS) to publish cartography on the Internet and build a web client to view standard services. • Learn how to create metadata records for your maps according to the Spanish Metadata Core (NEM). Another course offered by the university is Online Course of Thematic Mapping (basic-medium) The topics that are developed in the course are: • Introduction to thematic cartography • Graphic Semiology • Qualitative thematic cartography • Proportional symbol maps • Maps of coropletas • Scales and projections • Diagrams and cartographic composition • Isoline maps • Thematic Combinations At the end of the year 2015, rights have been recognized for € 111,205.37 as an amount pending the expected income of a loan received in the long term by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness for € 1,354,511.25 for Project FEDER CNDI 13 -1E-2196 of instrumentation for the laboratory of technological developments in Yebes (Guadalajara). On the other hand, € 25,582.82 is reimbursed to the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, of which € 1,293.04 are interest for the payment of the 2015 annuity of the loan granted to the CNIG under the State Scientific and Technical Research Plan and Of innovation 2013-2016. In fiscal year 2015, current transfer rights from the Ministry of Development amounted to € 2,076,142.95, which were used to finance non-singled operations or activities. Current subsidies, accounted for in 2015, have been received from the National Institute of Public Administration, amounting to 26,664.85 euros, for the implementation of the Continuing Training Plans for 2015. The first one amounting to € 110,167.20 to finance the project of studies and instrumental developments of spatial geodesy and first measures of baseline intercontinental with millimetric precisions. The second sum of € 128,946.87 to finance the instrumentation and research project in Radio Astronomy. And finally for € 13,685.10 to finance the Challenges Project 2014 (Multiteide).