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Media informatics

The compulsory optional subject Media Informatics is offered as a Bachelor's as well as a Master's programme in conjunction with Media Cultural Studies.

This subject makes students familiar with the basics of modern media technologies and enables them to critically evaluate their possibilities. Both the practical application of the techniques in the field of media production and the understanding of these are taught, so that the students can develop their knowledge based on this independently.

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Information processing

The interdisciplinary course of studies focuses on the development and use of information processing systems in the context of humanities issues. The main focus of the course lies in the areas of linguistic and historical-cultural information processing. As an applied computer science of the humanities within the Digital Humanities, information processing uses machine systems to process data and theories of general and individual linguistics, literary philologies, historical sciences, language use and communication. The object is the representation, use and processing of linguistic and non-linguistic Data.

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IT-certificate of the Faculty of Philosophy

Theory meets practice - the IT certificate of the Faculty of Philosophy consists of four strongly practice-oriented courses. In addition to theoretical knowledge, these seminars provide the opportunity to acquire skills that are particularly directly applicable. Knowledge of basic IT, website technologies and content management systems is imparted.

The seminars offered by the IT Certificate of the Faculty of Philosophy are open to all students of the University of Cologne, including state examination and doctoral students.

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