Welcome on the website of the interdisciplinary Research Training Group "User-Centred Social Media" (Graduiertenkolleg „Nutzerzentrierte Soziale Medien“) at the Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, University of Duisburg-Essen. This programme is funded by DFG and started on October 1, 2015.



New RTG members

The RTG welcomes 3 new members: Rebecca Bernemann, Mouadh Guesmi, and Gautam Kishore

UCSM in the media

Are social bots a real threat?


New generation of PhD students

The RTG welcomes a new cohort of 10 PhD students continuing the successful work of the first 3 years.