Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems

New developments in science as well as in companies are driven by digital innovations. The Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB) - is represented by 15 research groups in the fields of Computer Science and Business Information Systems in research and teaching. As part of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, we work on a broad range of research topics related to software technology and networked systems as well as the economic use of digital technologies. Our research is application-oriented. It aims at the development of methods and techniques for the sustainable improvement of the performance and competitiveness of organizations.

Research groups

Associate members

  • PD Dr. C. Klüver (Soft Computing)
  • Dipl. Math. Alexander Lewintan (Mathematics courses)
  • Prof. Dr. S. Zelewski (Institute for Production and Industrial Information Management)

Emeritus members

  • Prof. Dr. H. Adelsberger
  • Prof. Dr. Dorloff
  • Prof. Dr. K. Echtle
  • Prof. Dr. B. Müller-Clostermann

Areas of expertise

Our research groups conduct research and teaching in two subject areas in which we offer students three different degree programs each at undergraduate and master level

Computer science

The research groups in the field of computer science research central questions of software development. With our bachelor and master courses we train in applied computer science and for the teacher of computer science (high schools / comprehensive schools)

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Business Information Systems

In the field of business information systems, professors and employees research and teach about the digital transformation of companies. The bachelor's and master's degree program of the same field teaches competencies that are necessary for the digital transformation of organizations.

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ICB Research Reports

Research reports of the ICB

The research reports of the Institute of Computer Science and Business Informatics have been published since the end of 2005 under the title »ICB Research Reports«. They serve to present preliminary research results that i. d. R. be revised for later publications. The authors are therefore grateful for critical feedback. The previously published ICB Research Reports are available in digital form. On request, individual issues can also be provided as printouts.


List of published ICB research reports

GUIDE - Zentrum für Gründungen und Innopreneurship der Universität Duisburg-Essen

Es ist Teil des wissenschaftlichen Prozesses immer neue Hypothesen und Ideen zu entwickeln – viele dieser Visionen können die Basis für innovative Geschäftsmodelle sein. Um diesen Weg von der Idee bis zur Unternehmensgründung erfolgreich zu gehen, ist das Zentrum für Gründungen und Innopreneurship der Universität Duisburg-Essen (GUIDE) unter dem Dach des Science Support Centers die zentrale Anlaufstelle für Gründungen aus Studium und Wissenschaft heraus.

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