Stefan Stieglitz | Head of the Research Group Digital Communication and Transformation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Stieglitz

Address: Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg
Office: LE 310
Phone: +49 203 379 1341

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since 02/2015

Professor for Digital Communication and Transformation at University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, Germany


Assistant Professor for Information Systems and Communication and Collaboration Management at University of Münster, Department of Information Systems, Germany

10/2009 - 08/2011

Lecturer at Hasso-Plattner-Institut, School of Design Thinking, University of Potsdam

04/2008 - 03/2010

Research Fellow, Chair of Corporate Governance and E-Commerce, University of Potsdam

08/2006 - 07/2007

Funded PhD student at the Graduate School Modern Governance, University of Potsdam

11/2003 - 02/2008

Research Assistant, Chair of Corporate Governance und E-Commerce, University of Potsdam

10/1998 - 09/2003

Studies of Business Economics and Information Systems at Universities of Cologne, Paderborn, and Potsdam


since 2017 Member of the Board of Fachgruppe "CSCW & Social Computing" of Gesellschaft für Informatik
since 2017 Member of Ethics Commission of the Department for Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, University of Duisburg-Essen
2017-2019 Member of project group Research Data Management at University Duisburg-Essen
since 2016 Member of Board Academic Society for Management and Communication
since 2015 Principal Investigator DFG-funded Research Training Group "User-centred Social Media"
since 2015 Head of the Academic Council of the NRW-Project SCIEBO
since 2013

Director Competence Center Connected Organization

2015, 2016 Visiting Professor in the Discipline of Business Information Systems at The University of Sydney Business School, Australien
2012, 2014 Visiting Scholar in the Discipline of Business Information Systems at The University of Sydney Business School, Australien
2010-2015 Member of the Board Deutsche Gesellschaft Juniorprofessur e.V.
2009 - 2010 Associate at Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e.V.


since 2019 Department Editor "Human Computer Interaction and Social Computing", Business and Information Systems Engineering (BISE)
since 2019 Editorial Board Member, Media and Communication
2018-2019 Special Issue on "Social Media in Conflicts and Crises", Behaviour & Information Technology
2017 Book "Gamification - Using game elements in serious contexts", Berlin, Springer, Stieglitz S., Lattemann, C., Robra-Bissantz, S., Zarnekow, R., Brockmann T.


2020 Stafford Beer Medal 2020
2018 Best Paper 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Track "E-Government"
2016 AIS Senior Scholars Best IS Publications Award
2015 Elite Award for Excellence, European University Information Systems, Project „sciebo – the Campuscloud for NRW”


Best-Of-Mobile-Award (BOM) 2014 für das Projekt "Mobile Learning", M-Days (Frankfurt a. M.), Haymarket Media GmbH


Best Paper 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Track "Internet and the Digital Economy"


Innovationspreis E-Learning, Universität Potsdam


Outstanding Research Paper, International Academy of E-Business (IAEB), 7th Annual Conference 2007