Institute for Web Science and Technologies · Universität Koblenz - Landau
Institute WeST
We, the Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST), conduct research on many topics related to modern Web technologies and contribute publications to premier conferences and high-ranking journals. We pursue foundational and technical advancements in fields such as Semantic Web, Information Retrieval and Web Engineering and we aim for a better understanding of the Web's impact on our society. [read more...]
Talks at the Institute WeST.
We offer many courses for students of the computer science faculty. More courses of the current and previous semesters can be found on our overview. [read more...]
We are involved in national and international research projects. More current and closed projects can be found on our overview. [read more...]
The Master of Science in Web and Data Science teaches specialized knowledge for analysing data and for designing and developing Web and data-intensive systems. Germane to such development and analysis is the understanding of the Web and data ecosystems as being multi-faceted, governed by technologies, economics, and social interactions of humans, interest groups, companies and governments. [read more...]
We are looking for researchers with a very good master's degree or doctorate from a University (or equivalent). Eligible applicants are interested in many scientific domains, gladly collaborate with colleagues from other scientific disciplines, and can precisely identify and carefully solve computer science-related issues with their well-grounded programming capabilities. [read more...]
We offer various topics from our research and teaching subjects for theses. Furthermore, you can contact us if you have your own idea in mind!
The Institute WeST is part of the University in Koblenz. Koblenz is one of the oldest and most attractive cities in Germany, with its landmarks having been honoured as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. The University of Koblenz-Landau maintains close contacts to leading companies in Koblenz and nearby, offering possibilities for internships, collaboration and project experiences. [read more...]
Awards
Academy Award of Rhineland-Palatinate 2018 for Steffen Staab
Master of Web Science course has been awarded at "Netz voller Ideen" in 2015
TPG Challenge Award for GazeTheWeb on the 14th International Web for All Conference 2017
1st place in the category apps for LISA at "Apps für Deutschland"
1st place at the "Semantic Web Challenge" 2011, "Billion Triples Track", with SchemEX
"Public Brain Award" for LISA in 2012 by Vodafone
3rd place for GazeTheWeb at the "Digital Imagination Challenge" 2018 by Unitymedia