New Media Technology

Department of New Media Technology

Study Programs

  • MBA with a major in New Media and Information Management part-time
    Participate in the New Media Revolution

    Interactive media and advanced knowledge management revolutionize the economic foundations of many industries. This MBA degree is tailored to students who want to participate in this revolution and harness its business potential. 


Take your career to the next level with a profound management education focusing on the latest information management and new media technologies. Learn how to manage an organization’s knowledge assets and identify opportunities in electronic business environments. Selected courses of the MBA Program are also available to qualified professionals not enrolled in one of the MBA degree programs.


Welcome to the Department of New Media Technology (NMT), which undertakes interdisciplinary research on knowledge acquisition and management, develops media monitoring and business intelligence applications, and investigates the potential of new media for interactive marketing and building virtual communities.

Prof. DDr. Arno Scharl,
Department Head

Research Focus

Among the leading European research groups in its field, the Department of New Media Technology conducts cross-disciplinary research on Web intelligence, knowledge management and visual analytics. It develops advanced success metrics and decision support tools, investigates new forms of communication and collaboration, and showcases its results through award-winning Web portals and social media applications. The department’s faculty couples technological expertise with a strong background in the social and economic sciences.

The main research topics include:

  • Integration of Semantic and Geospatial Web Technologies,
  • Visual Analytics for Decision Support,
  • Crowdsourcing, Social Innovation and Knowledge Co-Creation,
  • Text Mining and Natural Language Processing,
  • Multimedia Processing and Interactive Television,
  • Context-Aware Services and Applications.

Apply Now

Get more information about the application process!

Start your online application NOW!


Information about the faculty of the Department: contact, office hours, room number, courses and short bio. More