Digital Life (Master)

WI-Seminar: 3 ECTS / 90h / 2 SWS

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Milad Mirbabaie 

Language: English
Time: WiSe / probably Thu 8-12 o'clock

Contents: This module focuses on the social dimensions and effects of digitalization in modern societies. It offers the opportunity for an in-depth examination of the consequences of digital technologies for social processes and structures both at the level of society as a whole and in the context of individuals, social groups and practices that are developing under the changing conditions of the digital society. The implications for life in a digital society are considered, which are deepened in a practice-oriented manner in individual student presentations.

Learning objectives/skills: The aim of the module is to impart well-founded competencies and skills that are necessary for understanding social change. After completing the module, students should be able to understand relevant literature in relation to a digitized society in order to be able to analyze and critically evaluate the use, emergence and impact of digital technologies.

Exam: term paper and presentation


The workload for this module is roughly structured as follows:

  • Participation in the input sessions on the basics of life in a digital society
  • Self-study and preparation of presentations in individual or group work
  • Completion of in-depth tasks in individual or group work
  • Preparation of a term paper

Other information: 
Frequency: winter semester
Minimum duration of the module: 1 semester

This is a course for Master students. No admission requirements. No special knowledge is necessary prior to this module.

If you are interested in this course, please register via FlexNow! If your enrollment was successful, you can attend. Please be sure to attend the first session of the semester. You will receive the enrollment information for the corresponding VC course at the kick-off session.

You can also find all information in UnivIS.