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The Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS) is the integrating roof for our departments and working groups. Detailed information on the respective departments and working groups can be found on the subpages.

The Institute is a member of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne. The lecturers of the CIIS provide teaching services on an equal footing with research in the Bachelor's and Master's programmes operated by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences as well as in postgraduate continuing education, including the Cologne Business School.

The following topics are the focus of our research, our teaching and the transfer of the Cologne Institute: Artificial intelligence, data-based business models, data science and business analytics, social (media) network analysis and network sciences, digital business start-ups, business informatics and sustainability, energy economics and politics, business process management and digital transformation, system development and project management, as well as IT outsourcing and cloud computing.

With the recently completed new appointments, our Cologne Information Systems Master offers three main areas of study in an updated profile: Business Analytics and Data Science, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Digital Sustainable Society. The CIIS will continue to expand its existing activities in the form of numerous cooperation projects with scientific research partners and, in particular, in practice. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are very pleased that as an institute we can now continue to drive forward together in changing times of digital transformation!

Prof. Dr. Detlef Schoder (Managing Director)
Prof. Dr. Christoph Rosenkranz (Deputy Managing Director)

Information Systems and Integrated Information Systems (Prof. Rosenkranz)