Frederik Efferenn

Frederik Efferenn is a student assistant in the research group “Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society” at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. He works for the “_Gemeinsam Digital” initiative sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. The initiative aims to support small and medium-sized enterprises in their digital transformation.

In the “Learn. Match. Partner.” project he supports the design and realization of workshops to advise and promote innovative cooperations between medium-sized enterprises and start-ups. In addition, he is responsible for the analysis and editing of case studies for the _Gemeinsam digital website.

Frederik is currently studying European Ethnology (MA) at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. His research focus is on media-ethnographic issues with postcolonial and queer theoretical perspectives. Prior to that, he graduated from the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen with a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology and media studies. 

Before joining HIIG, Frederik worked as a project and social media manager for a digital media agency. Prior to that, he worked as an event manager and marketing commissioner for a business event location. During his studies he also completed internships in press and public relations.

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Position

Student assistant: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society