Interaction Design Foundation

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Not all for free but still a very good opportunity to develop your skills. The offers by the Interaction Design Foundation help to grow  by sharing their knowledge on UX Design through online courses, community meetings and literature collection. For way more information check out their homepage:    


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For all international students: you can find detailed information in English here: and here:   Digital Shapers ist ein einzigartiger Wettbewerb für junge, digitale Talente – die Teilnehmer(innen) erhalten die Chance, eigene Ideen zu entwickeln, ihre Fähigkeiten an echten Herausforderungen etablierter Unternehmen zu testen und im Finale einer Jury aus 12 Digitalentscheider(inne)n ihre Ergebnisse zu präsentieren. An zwei Workshop-Wochenenden werden die … Read More

DRIVE Automotive Graduate Program (May 2018)

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This semester is your last one and you are looking for career options? Then maybe Continental is a good choice for you to start your new path.  At Continental we provide the ideal environment for smart, creative and visionary people to bring their ideas to life – no matter at what stage in their career. It is our reliability based … Read More


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Advancements in sensors, Internet and communication technologies are bringing new opportunities and challenges to how smart buildings are designed and managed to be better aligned with the priorities of tenants, property owners and managers. There are many benefits, like improving operations, energy efficiency and improved experiences and comfort for tenants just to name few. However, there are still many challenges … Read More

YALLAH – call for application

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Research Exchange/Hackathon YALLAH! – You All Are Hackers YALLAH! – You All Are Hackers is an academic research hackathon, organized by the University of Siegen (Germany) and Birzeit University (West Bank, Palestine), funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) as part of the program “Higher Academic Dialogue with the Islamic World”. YALLAH!’s motivation is to enable multi-national, intercultural collaboration … Read More

What is it like to study Human-Computer Interaction in Siegen?

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“We know what’s technically possible, but we can’t decide what’s technically reasonable. Therefore, we have to combine it to real views, perspectives and stories.” – Technically savvy inhabitant of a Siegen retirement home in an interview, concerning the design and evaluation of a memory aid app    Starting a new degree is always an adventure and a journey into a … Read More

DOAG 2017 in Nürnberg

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Free entry at DOAG 2017 Conference + Exhibition The NextGen program of DOAG offers free entry for all students at one of the biggest conferences in Oracle-Space. With more than 400 speeches on three days DOAG Conference + Exhibition in Nürnberg gathers more than 2000 visitors annually. In addition to the speeches, where you can deepen your knowledge, there is … Read More

Winner Usability Challenge 2017

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COMEMO this is the concept, which made it successfully at this year’s Usability Challenge 2017 of the Human and Computer fair (MuC) Regensburg. Again our University brought home victory. We are happy and sincerely congratulate the winners Jessica Lehmann, Annika Gauges, Anika Lemanczyk and Mona Bien. A great performance and awesome idea: COMEMO – A concept for communication between drivers … Read More

Honorable Mention (MuC)

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Carbility Konzeption einer Applikation zur Wartung, Diagnose und Behebung von Fehlern im Auto Die diesjährige Usability Challenge 2017 der Mensch und Computer Messe (MuC) in Regensburg hatte es in sich, weshalb die Uni Siegen gleich mit zwei Siegen heimgekehrt ist. Die Studienkooperation im Modul HCI von Margarita Esau, Miriam Hosak und Jasmin Kirchhübel hat für ihren Beitrag eine Honorable Mention … Read More

My neighborhood

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Exhibition about an experimental and intercultural project, exploring neighborhood from the perspective of people of different cultures and ages. a cooperation of: Prof. Igor Sacharow-Ross, Syntopie-Labor Cologne Raum vor Ort, Dortmund come_IN e.V. Institute for Information Systems and New Media, University of Siegen   when & where Sep 11 – October 03 Frauenmuseum Bonn   For more information: