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Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

— Alan Kay (born 1940), Computer scientist

Seminar: Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The seminar covers a selection of current research topics in the area of Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

  • Students learn theories, concepts, processes, tools, and methods surrounding IT-based innovation, business models, user experience, and entrepreneurship.
  • Topics will be introduced and assigned in the first session.
  • During the semester, students will work on their seminar paper.
  • The results will be presented and discussed in the middle and at the end of the semester.
  • In addition, an introduction to scientific writing is given at the beginning.

After completing the course, students are able to

  • Independently prepare and interpret the most important theories, concepts, methods and results related to the field of digital innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Analyze scientific literature in order to independently define relevant research problems
  • Apply conceptual, quantitative, or qualitative research methods to analyze these problems
  • Write and review seminar papers
  • Critically reflect, present, and discuss the topic, research design, and results in the context of the seminar
  • Provide appropriate feedback on complex challenges
  • Develop teamwork skills through collaboration with fellow students.
  • Elective area of practical or technical computer science
  • Focus area
  • Individual supplement
  • Application subject for the supplementary area in the Master's program in Mathematics

Formal: Bachelor’s students must meet the requirements for anticipating Master’s modules. Preference will be given to Master’s students when space is allocated.

More details on the structure and course materials will be announced in due time in ILIAS.

Info for the schedule:

Room number: Building 25.02 / Room 02.21


  • The first session will provide you with more information regarding the exact schedule.
  • The examination includes a written project report (50%) and presentations (50%).
  • The course calculates 4 HPW and awards 5 ECTS.


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