Educational Computer Science

With its technical expertise and resources in the fields of portal technology, data management and software development, Educational Computer Science (EduCS) supports various DIPF activities and projects.


The Educational Computer Science (EduCS) addresses several focal points of the Information Center for Education (IZB): it operates online information systems for educational researchers and the interested public, develops and customises software for user-oriented information presentation. The unit conducts application-oriented research aimed at improving the systems in use. Its expertise is not only integrated into the IZB but also extends to the interdepartmental Centre for Technology-Based Assessment (TBA Centre)In collaboration with the IT Services selected services are provided to other departments, where they are developed and evaluated.


Information Centre for Education

The Information Center for Education (IZB) and the Research Library for the History of Education (BBF) jointly constitute the national centre for research and information infrastructures for educational science and educational research in Germany. Besides working on contents, the Center is particularly engaged in coordinating tasks.


Dr. Daniel Schiffner



Dr. Daniel Schiffner