Designed in a lecture series format, this interdisciplinary introduction presents various issues and areas of research in digital society and culture. What are the major contemporary challenges in terms of changes in the economy, work, politics, culture, and society as a whole? Who are the major players and their roles, what are the stakes?

The lecture series features contributors from Fribourg University and external experts.


This seminar provides the students with an introduction to a range of methodological skills required to successfully engage with the Digital Society programme and be adequately prepared for specific case studies in the module.

Introduction to the main theoretical and analytical perspectives and approaches in social studies of technology with special emphasis on their interdisciplinary dimensions.