Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are utilized for corporate activities from the perspective of distinct user roles.
The nature of the Information Systems programme from Graduate School of Economics and Social Science (GESS) at University of Mannheim discipline is both, theoretical and technological. While theoretic-empirical contributions focus on the management and use of Information Systems and Information Infrastructures in organizations, technological-constructivist contributions aim at the design of IS for facilitating new business processes and models.
Fields of Research
The area is following a complementary research approach, combining a theoretic-empirical and technological-constructivist perspective. The fields of research can be grouped into the following major areas:
- Development of Information Systems and Infrastructures
- Innovative Information Systems
- Management of Information Systems and Infrastructures, as well as
- Electronic Business and Government
- Design Science Research
- Epistemological Foundations
- Designing Qualitative Research Projects
- Elective Courses
- Information Systems Theories
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Business Information Systems View 3 other PhDs in Informatics & Information Sciences in Germany
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Personal data
- Letter of motivation
- Certificates and transcripts of grades
- GMAT (or GRE)
- Writing sample
- Any supplementary information relevant to your application.
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EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Mannheim
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