The General Online Research Conference is annually organized by the German Society for Online Research in cooperation with a local partner. In 2017 the GOR conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, with the HTW Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin/University of Applied Sciences being the local organizer.

DGOF – German Society for Online-Research (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Online-Forschung)
HTW Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin/University of Applied Scienes

Organizer and Founder of the GOR conference series

The German Society for Online-Research (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Online-Forschung) is an association specializing in online research. Online research is an extremely innovative research area comprising not only the classical fields of online research methods but also mobile and social media research.

We represent our members’ interests by further developing guidelines in order to secure the quality of online research.

We share information on new methods and ideas in online research and give access to innovations in this field.

We connect people interested in online research and offer platforms where interdisciplinary dialogue and discussion on this topic can take place.

We bring forward online-research  and online researchers through financial support  and competitions and awards.

The DGOF board consists of five members and is elected for a term of two years: Dr. Otto Hellwig (respondi AG), chairman of the board; Dr. Cathleen Stützer (University of Mainz), deputy chairwoman; Oliver Tabino (Q | Agentur für Forschung GmbH), deputy chairman; PD Dr. Meinald Thielsch (University of Muenster), deputy chairman; and Alexandra Wachenfeld-Schell (LINK Institut für Markt- und Sozialforschung GmbH), deputy chairwoman.

If you have any questions regarding the conference feel free to contact us:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Online-Forschung – DGOF e.V.
Huhnsgasse 34b
D-50676 Cologne
phone: +49 (0) 221/27 23 18 180
E-Mail: office@dgof.de

Local Organizer of GOR 17

HTW Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin/University of Applied Sciences

Wide range of subjects
HTW Berlin offers over 70 study programmes in the areas of technology, computing, business, culture and design. It is the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin. Subjects range from classical disciplines such as mechanical engineering, automotive engineering and business administration to new and innovative study programmes such as facility management, economic policy and game design.

High education quality
Rankings regularly confirm the high level of education provided by HTW Berlin. Great importance is attached to foreign languages and key qualifications such as presentation skills. To facilitate the transition into working life, the university’s Career Services department also offers specially developed training courses. Students wishing to complete part of their studies abroad have plenty of opportunities to choose from. HTW Berlin actively collaborates with 140 universities worldwide and has an established network of cooperation partnerships.

Practice-oriented research
Research is a core task of HTW Berlin and a key success factor. Research activities connect the university with the professional world, scientific networks and companies, simultaneously guaranteeing a high level of quality in our study programmes and teaching. HTW Berlin’s researchers contribute their ideas, expertise and contacts to over 150 third-party funded research projects every year. Covering a wide variety of topics, these projects are generally carried out in cooperation with partners from industry. Many projects are specifically geared towards meeting the innovation needs of individual companies and industries or the development potential of the region.

Interdisciplinary research teams
The research agenda also includes topics that bundle a wide variety of specialist expertise and skills. It is only through interdisciplinary teams that integrated strategies can be developed, for example for a climate-friendly transformation of our energy supply, improved healthcare system, meeting the challenges of an aging society or the digitalisation of culture and society.

HTW Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin/University of Applied Sciences
Treskowallee 8
10318 Berlin

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