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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...


Privacy, Organisations, and Systems Engineering

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

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Internet research in Germany supported by 4.5 Million

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is pleased to announce a further donation of 4.5 million euros from GFI gGmbH, the institute’s previous main sponsor. In...

Grafik aus der Digitale Innovation im Mittelstand Studie

How SMEs successfully tackle digitalisation

A study by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Sirius Minds analysed how small and medium-sized enterprises tackle the digital transformation. This press release is...

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The HIIG researches the development of the internet from a societal perspective with the aim to better understand the digitalisation of all spheres of life.

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