Research Topics

We 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.

Open positions

We support young researchers in writing excellent publications. Through cooperations with international research partners, business contacts, and a friendly environment we nurture the scientific minds of tomorrow. If you are interested in working on exciting topics in an interdisciplinary team, take a look at our job offers!

Master Web Science

The international Master's programme in Web Science at WeST is the first of its kind at a German university. It puts a strong emphasis on computer science, but also incorporates aspects of other disciplines such as economics and social sciences.

Degree works

Are you interested in exciting topics like Social Networks, Eye-Tracking, and Big Data? We advise you in the preparation of your thesis (bachelor and master) and introduce you to up-to-date research questions.