University of Cologne, Germany

The Department of Digital Humanities (IDH), University of Cologne

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The Department of Digital Humanities (IDH) was founded on 19 July 2017 by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne and is an amalgamation of the Chairs of Historical/Cultural Information Processing (established 1997) and Linguistic Information Processing (established 1991) with a Junior Professorship for Digital Humanities.

The Digital Humanities are broadly represented at the University of Cologne. The IDH works closely with the other DH institutions of the University, including the Cologne Center for eHumanities, the Data Center for the Humanities and Computational Archaeology.

There are currently over 600 students enrolled for study Programmes in Information Processing, Media Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Computational Archeology, the IT Certificate as well as two PhD Programmes.

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