The bachelor project seminar Leonardo Campus HouseTech dealt with the digitalisation of the institute this semester. Part of the project was the revision of the information displays at the entrances of the building Leonardo-Campus 3. These were given a new design and new functions based on the results of a survey of students and staff of the department. In addition to the new intuitive campus navigation and information about the staff, it is now possible to view the bus timetable, the weather report, the canteen menu and posts of the department’s Instagram account.
The department of Information Systems participates in the Digital Europe project “EBSI-VECTOR”, which started in June with its official kick-off meeting. The project derives from the ongoing digital transformation, which is reshaping various aspects of life and work through strategic reassessment and redesign.
Rector Prof. Dr. Wessels appoints Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke as Professor of the University of Münster on June 12, 2023, effective August 1, 2023. The Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. Gottfried Vossen, and the Managing Director of the Department of Information Systems, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.. Jörg Becker, cordially congratulate Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke on his appointment earlier this week at Münster Castle. "I am very pleased that we have been able to bring Jan vom Brocke to the University of Muenster School of Business and Economics" said Prof. Dr. Gottfried Vossen.
Our Bachelor's degree program in Information Systems receives excellent ratings in the current university ranking of the "Centre for Higher Education Development"(CHE) and is thereby among the top ranked studies in Germany.
The REACH-EUREGIO Start-Up Center at the WWU organizes an annual ideas competition to promote a start-up-friendly climate at the FH Münster and the WWU. Members of both universities can apply with projects that strengthen the start-up ecosystem and the start-up climate in Münster. These can be, for example, concepts for teaching and networking events, project-related collaborations within the faculties or events by students for students.
The Erasmus+ funded research project "AI-Bility" investigates how schoolchildren interact with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the context of chatbots, voice assistants and robots and how they integrate them into learning activities. The project is in collaboration with the University of Münster, the University of Liechtenstein and the Grenoble Ecole de Management and is supervised and conducted by Dr. Leona Chandra Kruse, Dr.
Lena Clever’s PhD dissertation on "Tackling the Dark Side of Social Media by Automated Content Analysis" was supervised by Prof. Heike Trautmann. She investigated which actors and processes of the dark side of social media can be analysed and detected with automated methods and how the resilience of citizens i.e. exposed to fake news occurring in social media can be strengthened.
The Eucon Group, digitalization partner for the automotive, insurance and real estate industries, is cooperating with the international information systems network ERCIS (European Research Center for Information Systems) with the aim of promoting a mutual exchange on innovative topics such as Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
In the winter semester of 2021/22, students of one of our master seminars examined the European Commission's current digital program "European Digital Decade" from various perspectives and with different thematic focuses. The program provides comprehensive digitization measures in all areas of life, and the seminar focused on topics related to the digitization of public administration.
The State of North Rhine-Westphalia funds project at the Department of Information Systems with 542.000 euros
The project "Digital Innovation for Sustainable Development" by Prof. Dr. Tobias Brandt will be supported for two years. The aim is to strengthen digital teaching and learning formats and make them freely accessible to lecturers and students across universities. For this purpose, the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia is funding the project with 542.000 euros.