Chair of Digital Libraries and Web Information Systems
Professor Siegfried Handschuh

Research Fields


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.

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Large-Scale Text Mining
  • Distributional Semantics
  • Semantic Computing
  • Digital Libraries
  • eHumanities


ITZ Gebäude - Lehrstuhlsitz

  • 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.

Chair Holder

Professor Dr. Handschuh - Lehrstuhlinhaber

The Team surrounding chair holder Siegfried Handschuh is happy to answer any questions you might have concerning the courses and current research projects the chair oversees. Feel free to contact the secretary Stephanie Pauli during the office hours. 


Secretary Professor Dr. Handschuh

Stephanie Pauli

Room ITZ/IH 110

Phone: +49 851 509 3391 Website Office hours:

Mo-Do 9:00 - 15:00, Fr 8:30-12:30