Institute for Information Systems & New Media

WU, Vienna University of Economics and Business

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This week (8th-10th September 2020) the partners of the SEPA360 project successfully held their second Learning and Teaching Training Event (LTTE) online, due to the ongoing pandemic crisis (Covid-19). The initial event was planned to be hosted in Thessaloniki, Greece and would have brought together over 30 digital champions from interdisciplinary backgrounds in higher education. Even though the SEPA360 team transitioned the complete workshop into an online mode more than 25 digital champions were able to join the 3-day workshop and participate in breakout sessions. [more...]

Check out the recent talk on Human-centric AI challenges and opportunities by Sabrina Kirrane, which was presented as part of the AI & Policy track of the 2020 Applied Machine Learning Days Conference. In the talk Sabrina argues that applications that are able to understand constraints (in the form of goals, preferences, norms and usage restrictions), together with trust and transparency mechanisms, will give citizens more control over how their data is utilised, and will foster trustworthiness in the respective systems.

Applied ML Days Track Info: AI Policy | Youtube Video of the Talk

We are pleased to invite you to submit your papers to the "Human-centricity in a Sustainable Digital Economy” Minitrack of HICSS54, co-organised by Soheil Human and Gustaf Neumann from the Institute of Information Systems and New Media, WU Wien. [more...]
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The emphasis of our Institute lies in constructing and analyzing infrastructures for software-based Information Systems. Our research focuses on two major areas:

  • New Media, in particular Computational Media, Active Media, Polymorphic Media, and
  • Information Systems, in particular highly flexible Systems and Application Engineering.

Within these two areas we cover:

  • Software engineering techniques, with the goal to create highly flexible software systems,
  • Scalable Infrastructures, to support flexible Security and Workflow Management,
  • Scalable Community Frameworks, to build large scale, socially enriched Web Based Systems in the
  • Application areas of E-Learning and Information Retrieval

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Our Institute provides courses in Information Systems for the Study Programs of Information Systems (Bachelor & Master Program) as well as for the Business Administration Programs of the University.

The long term objective of our academic program is to enable graduates to actively design and implement organizational information systems by means of new media. Our lectures encompass the subject areas new media and electronic commerce, object-oriented design of application systems, and object-oriented Internet applications. The deepening and practical application of the skills developed in the lectures is supported through proseminars and the Seminar in New Media.

Lehrbuch Wirtschaftsinformatik

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Research & Development Projects

HybriDLUX (Hybrid Domain-specific Language User EXperience)

DLUX - Domain Specific Language User Experience



Next Scripting Framework


Gamification for Teaching and Learning at WU (GamIng)

Expedite | EXPloring opportunities and challenges for Emerging personal DaTa Ecosystems: Empowering humans in the age of the GDPR - A Roadmap for Austria

PENNI: Richtlinienbasiertes Internet der nächsten Generation

Supporting Educators

Knowledge Graphs at Scale (KnowGraphs)









Language Technologies for Lifelong Learning