Chair of Digital Libraries and Web Information Systems
Professor Siegfried Handschuh

The Chair

Our fundamental research focuses on language and knowledge technologies. A particular focal point is statistical natural language processing.

The output of our research can benefit several disciplines, such as digital libraries, digital humanities, computational linguistic and cognitive science.


  • Text Mining
  • Information Retrieval
  • Web Science

If you want to browse the current lectures and courses taught by the chair you can do so in our Teaching Section.


  • Natural Language Processing
  • Large-Scale Text Mining
  • Distributional Semantics
  • Semantic Computing
  • Digital Libraries
  • eHumanities
IT-Zentrum/International House


Stephanie Pauli

Room ITZ/IH 110

Phone: +49 851 509 3391 Website Office hours:

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