Application now open -- apply until April 12.

ISPL-Sem-B: Advances in digital platforms research (bachelor seminar)


Digital platforms and ecosystems are increasingly relevant for individuals, organizations, industries, and societies. Research on digital platforms in the field of information systems and adjacent disciplines has blossomed in recent years. The goal of this seminar is to familiarize students with recent advances in research on digital platforms and with different approaches to study research questions in this context. To achieve this goal, participants will conduct literature reviews on recent work with a particular view toward different methodological approaches used to study various questions.


Until April 12
Please submit your current transcript of records and a short motivation for participating in the seminar (informal, 1 paragraph)
Acceptance decisions will be sent out until April 16  

Tentative schedule (subject to change)

April 19, 10-12am, Introduction overall topic
April 26, 10-12am, Introduction research work
May 3, 10-12am, Final topic allocation

May 15 (Monday), First deliverable (tba)
May 17, 10-12am, Feedback session

June 12 (Monday), Second deliverable (current status with introduction and section on core papers, submit two documents: your current status and a 2-page summary of your insights regarding methods and future research for other participants to read)
June 14, 10-12am, Feedback session, roundtable discussion

July 5, Submission final papers
July 19, full day, presentations