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Wanted: IT Support

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Internet and Society Fellowship

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We invite applications from early and advanced researchers who want to contribute our institute’s transdisciplinary internet research.

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GDRP DSGVO Purpose Limitation

Scientific study proves innovation potential of the GDPR

A legal study on the EU General Data Protection Regulation by a researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) shows that the new regulation is...

Björn Scheuermann – new Director at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) expands its board of directors: Since 1 April 2018 Björn Scheuermann is new Scientific Director at HIIG. Together with the...

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The HIIG researches the development of the internet from a societal perspective with the aim to better understand the digitalisation of all spheres of life. Find out more...
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