Department of Science and Technology Studies

Science, technology and innovation shape life in modern societies in countless ways. Some of these are perceived as positive, others are deeply controversial. In turn, policy, corporations, the media and other societal actors influence how knowledge and technologies are produced. Science and technology studies analyzes these interactions, and aims to foster critical and reflexive debates on the relations of science, technology and society.

 News & Events


We are delighted to announce Eva Šlesingerová STS talk on 22 November, 5.30 pm.


APA-Science lädt ein zu einem Expert*innenpodium zur Frage, wie der Dialog über den Einsatz von neuer Gentechnik in der Landwirtschaft gelingen kann.


Ulrike Felt, Susanne Öchsner, Robin Rae and Ekaterina Osipova have just published a new article in the Journal of Responsible Innovation.


Paul Trauttmansdorff and Nina Klimburg-Witjes have just published a new book called:


Lisa Sigl's, Ruth Falkenberg's, and Maximilian Fochler's new article was just accepted in Social Studies of Science.


Ruth Falkenberg, Lisa Sigl and Maximilian Fochler have just published a new article in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science:

 New Publications