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AIS 8: Top ranking for the Cologne Institute for Information Systems

Institute at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences boasts significant publications in leading journals

In the current AIS 8 ranking of the Association of Information Systems, the Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS) ranks first in Germany, before of the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of Mannheim. In a global comparison, CIIS comes in at fifty-third place as of January 2022, placing it among the top 100. In Europe, CIIS comes in at place nine, and at second place within the German-speaking world (after the University of St. Gallen). The ranking is based on the number of research publications in eight leading scientific journals in the field of information systems from 2017 to 2021.

The CIIS research centre of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne brings together research teams from five chairs. With future-oriented research topics, such as artificial intelligence, digital transformation, digital innovation and sustainability, it has been one of the best-ranked research institutions for information systems worldwide since its foundation. Students are offered a broad field of exciting research areas, for example in social (media) network analysis or sustainability.

The Institute’s Master’s programme ‘Information Systems’ offers an interdisciplinary programme with three focus areas: Business Analytics and Data Science, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Digital Sustainable Society, providing students with practical and theoretical tools to face current social challenges in business, society or research.

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