Willkommen an der Abteilung „Center for ICT&S“

In the course of the ongoing development of the Internet, an infrastructure of global reach emerged with extensive consequences for the conditions of information and communication, both on individual and societal level. This process can be described as the metatrend of digitization.

The research and teaching of the ”Center for Information and Communication Technologies & Society (ICT&S)“ at the Department of Communication at the University of Salzburg strives for research which supports the potential of digitization for a sustainable and resilient democratic society, both on individual and institutional level. In particular with the following themes and topics:

  • Fragmentation, integration and participation in the digital society
  • Contexts of mobile communication and geomedia
  • (Digital) inequalities
  • Convergence Cultures
  • Processes of mediatization
  • ePolicies
  • Digital Literacies / Empowerment
  • Citizenship & Participation