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Press and Media

As the press office of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), we see ourselves as a European information platform for digitization research with a broad, dynamic and diverse network within the Internet community. We will gladly connect you with experts on your request, arrange interview partners or background discussions.


For all press inquiries, please contact us via e-mail or by phone +49 30 200 760 82.


Frederik Efferenn

Coordinator: Science Communication and Press

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Media coverage

In our press review you will find selected reports on HIIG's research in print and online media from the current and past year.


Looking for press photos, logos, our research agenda or our transparency reports? Here you will find all press materials.

European Science Press Service (ESPS)

The ESPS is the first pan-European portal for research news from scientific institutions in the field of Internet and society.

Press releases

Digital Futures: A New Toolbox for Learning in Schools and Universities

Our OER-toolbox addresses questions about possible futures in our digital world and can be used in teaching units, seminars and workshops.

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Bundling local knowledge globally: Launch of an international research project on sustainable digitalisation

The research project “Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Global Digitalisation (SET)” of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) develops international approaches to regulate online platform work and deal with climate issues in the digital economy.

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Cross-cultural Visions of Artificial Intelligence: Japanese-German Conference in Berlin

From 11 to 13 May 2022, the international conference “Artificial Intelligence and the Human: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science and Fiction” will take place in Berlin.

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