In Germany's CHE Ranking 2015/2016, the department of computer science at the University of Koblenz-Landau received top scores. In particular, the categories "studying situation as a whole" as well as "supervision by lecturers" earned excellent ratings.
The Institute for Web Science and Technologies is glad to have its first graduate of the Master programme in Web Science: On 27. November, Miriam Kölle received her degree certificate at the graduation ceremony of the department of computer science in Koblenz.
EYEVIDO is a young venture, located in the science park Koblenz, that offers eyetracking studies. Its roots reach back to the Institute for Web Science & Technologies where the managing directors of EYEVIDO, Dr. Tina Walber and Christoph Schaefer, conducted research and offered courses in the field of eyetracking.
From 22. to 25. May 2016, the International ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’16) will be held in Hannover, Germany. From Institute WeST, Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab is involved as program chair and Dr. Claudia Wagner participates as tutorial chair.
From 17. to 20. May 2016, the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) will be held in Cologne, Germany.
In May 2015 the jury of “Germany – Land of Ideas” elected our Master Programme in Web Science one out of 100 winners in the competition “Urban Space. Rural Space. Cyberspace!” Now the programme could also receive the audience’s award.
In a joint appointment procedure between GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and the Faculty 4: Computer Science at the University of Koblenz-Landau we are seeking to fill the following positions:
A current paper of WeST/IWVI in collaboration with GESIS and TU Graz has received the best paper award at the ACM Web Science conference 2015 in Oxford, UK.
On 3rd July there will be a Wikidata edit-a-thon at the University of the Basque Country which will focus on the city of San Sebastián.
The Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) with its Master Programme in Web Science is winner in the federal competition „Landmarks in the Land of Ideas“ 2015.