Impetus for the digital society

Impetus for the digital society

Digitalisation is innovation. Exploiting digitalisation for society needs
governance of innovation. In order to shape societal change, we first need to understand it.

Lab for Digital Maverick

Lab for digital mavericks

A home for researchers who cross disciplinary boundaries, love questioning
norms and discourses – in order to explore the depths of digital transformation.

exploring digital sphere

We are making sense of the digital society

Digital transformation affects all areas of societal life. In our research at HIIG we analyse these changes and shed light on current discourses, in order to inform and activate the actors involved.

incubator

Incubator for digital research networkers

Interested in becoming part of a home to digital mavericks? HIIG offers young researchers
a platform for their interests and helps them grow their international network.

Exploring digital spheres

Exploring digital spheres

HIIG is on a mission: We are making sense of the digital society.
While everyone is asking for interdisciplinary research, we have been doing it since the beginning.

NEWS FROM THE INSTITUTE

News from HIIG

Internet research in Germany supported by 4.5 Million

In addition to the continuation of our research programmes, the establishment of an AI & Society Lab...

Long Night of the Sciences

The smartest night of the year at HIIG

We are taking part for the 3rd time! Whether Open Access mini golf or AI oracle: discover...

Workshop

Privacy, Organisations, and Systems Engineering

How to improve the fit between privacy and security technologies and organisational contexts, needs and practices?

RECENT BLOG POSTS

JOURNALS BY HIIG

autonomous cars

Killer cars? Autonomous vehicles and criminal liability

Who is criminally responsible when an autonomous car is involved in a car accident such as the accident in Arizona? The immediate suspects include: the user, the software company, the...

demystifying ai

An autopilot for online marketing

Online marketing is an important sales channel for many companies. But to make campaigns efficient, you often need to analyse large amounts of data. AI-based solutions such as the Adspert...

SELECTED RESEARCH PROJECTS

Media and data · Society and culture

Big Data & Nudging – Regulation by Big Data and Behavioural Sciences

Innovation Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship and innovation · Science and education

Entrepreneurship Research Lab

Science and education · Society and culture

Opening Science

FEATURED VIDEOS

Making sense of the digital society

Social order in the digital society

DIGITALER SALON

Catch me if you scan

Symposium

Participation on platforms

OPEN POSITIONS

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INTERNET SOCIETY FOUNDATION

Support top notch research on Internet and Society

NETWORK OF CENTERS

To connect with other internet researchers, HIIG founded a network

WHAT DOES THE HIIG SAY TO ...

  • DataProtection
  • BigData
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Open Innovation
  • Open Science
  • Privacy
  • Freedom of speech
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Algorithms
  • Blockchain
  • Platforms
  • Work 4.0

Find out what we contribute to these public discourses and investigate in our research