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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

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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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Social entrepreneurship: How start-ups use artificial intelligence for social good

How does Entrepreneurship use AI for social good?
A new study by Nicole Siebold, Georg von Richthofen and Ali Aslan Gümüsay provides an answer to this important question in areas such as integration, health care or climate protection.

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New solutions for an ethical digitalisation: International experts discuss their research findings with German Federal President Steinmeier

On 07 February 2022, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will receive the results report of the research project “Ethics of Digitalisation – from Principles to Practices” in Bellevue Palace.

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