Frederik Efferenn has been responsible for press relations and online editorial work at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet Society (HIIG) as Science Communication Coordinator since 2021.
He studied European Ethnology in the Master’s programme at the Humboldt-University Berlin. His research focused on media ethnographic issues with postcolonial and queer theoretical perspectives. In his master’s thesis, he wrote about the mobile dating app Grindr and the digital transformations of homosexual male everyday spaces in Berlin. Before that, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Empirical Cultural Studies and Media Studies at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen.
As a student assistant, he supported the “_Gemeinsam Digital” initiative sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Its aim is to support small and medium-sized enterprises in their digital transformation. Before joining the HIIG, he worked as a project and social media manager for a digital media company. Prior to that, he worked as an event manager and marketing representative for a business event location.
Coordinator: Science Communication and Press
Organisation of eventsDigitale Innovation im Gesundheitssektor
Netzwerkveranstaltung für Mittelstand und Startups. 28.01.2021. Mittelstand-4.0 Kompetenzzentrum Berlin, Online, Germany (National) Further information
Frederik Efferenn, Annika Ulich, Christoph Gerling, Thomas Schildhauer