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 programme "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 the 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.