Studying at the Chair for the Governance of Complex and Innovative Technological Systems prepares you to conceptualize and measure the mutual influence of technology and society in both academic and professional contexts.

We train students to independently investigate questions about how societies deal with technological change. This includes questions about the successful management of technical change, successful innovation promotion by the state, risk perception in the population or the effect of communicative persuasion.

In our teaching, we focus predominantly on examples from the areas of.

⁃ Digitization;
⁃ Artificial Intelligence;
⁃ Energy transition.

Our courses emphasize instruction in independent theory-driven, empirical research. You will be specifically prepared for this in methodological courses. This includes courses on surveys, experiments, text analysis, and the use of advanced computer-based, data-intensive methods.