Department of Information Science
Information science studies the representation, storage and supply as well as the search for and the retrieval of relevant documents and knowledge. Addionally, information science analyses the environments of information, e.g. the development of knowledge society. Objects of information science include search engines, social media, and digital libraries.
Information Science is a department of the Institute for Language and Information.
Head of the department and holder of the chair is Prof. Dr. Wolfgang G. Stock.
The working group Web Science (headed by Prof. Dr. Dr. Sergej Sizov) is part of the department.
Portrait of Information Science
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