German HCI Labs

In the following, we present a list of German HCI labs that have been particularly active at CHI in the past. This list is not complete – if your group is missing, please send a note to


Media Computing Group at RWTH Aachen (Jan Borchers and others):


Human-Computer Interaction Group at Universität Bamberg (Tom Gross and others):


Mobile Intelligent User Interfaces at Universität Bayreuth (Daniel Buschek and others):

Serious Games at Universität Bayreuth (Jörg Müller and others):


HCIstudio research group at the Humboldt University of Berlin (Thomas Kosch and others):


Digital Sovereignty Lab (DigiSoul) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Karola Marky and others)

Human-Centered Security and Privacy at Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (Yixin Zou and others) and

Responsible Computing at Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (Asia J. Biega and others)


Digital Media Lab at the University of Bremen (Rainer Malaka and others):


Media Informatics Group at TU Chemnitz (Maximilian Eibl and others):


Telecooperation Group at TU Darmstadt (Max Mühlhäuser and others):

Science and Technology for Peace and Security at TU Darmstadt (Christian Reuter and others):


Inclusive Human-Robot Interaction Group at TU Dortmund University (Jens Gerken and others):


Interactive Media Lab at TU Dresden (Raimund Dachselt and others):

Human-Computer Interaction (Gerhard Weber and others)


Interactive Systems Group at University Duisburg-Essen (formerly: Jürgen Ziegler and others):

Interactive Systems Group at University Duisburg-Essen (currently: Michael Prilla and others):


Human-Computer Interaction Group at University Duisburg-Essen (Stefan Schneegaß and others):

Frankfurt am Main

Mixed Reality Lab at the Frankfurt university of Applied Sciences (Valentin Schwind and others):


Professur für Ubiquitous Computing and Smart Systems at University Freiberg (Bastian Pfleging and others):


Human-Computer Interaction Group at Universität Hamburg (Frank Steinicke and others):


Human-Computer Interaction Group at University Hannover (Michael Rohs and others):


UniTyLab at University of Applied Sciences Heilbronn (Gerrit Meixner and others):


Human Factors and Driving Ergonomics-Group (Andreas Riener and others):


Human-Computer Interaction and Accessibility (Kathrin Gerling and team)
Computer Vision for Human-Computer Interaction Lab (cv:hci) (Rainer Stiefelhagen and team)

Human-Centered Systems Lab (h-lab) (Alexander Maedche and team)


Human-Computer Interaction Group at University of Konstanz (Harald Reiterer, Tiare Feuchtner and others):


Human-Technology Interaction Group at OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Carsten Röcker and others):


Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems (IMIS) at Universität zu Lübeck:


Media Informatics and Human-Computer Interaction Groups at Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (Andreas Butz, Albrecht Schmidt, Sven Mayer and others):

Human-Computer Interaction and Computer-Supported Cooperative Systems group at Universität der Bundeswehr München (Michael Koch and others):

Usable Security and Privacy group at Universität der Bundeswehr München (Florian Alt and others):


Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems Group at Universität Oldenburg (Susanne Boll and others):


Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso-Plattner Institute Potsdam (Patrick Baudisch and others):


Media Informatics Group at Regensburg University (Niels Henze, Raphael Wimmer, Christian Wolff and others):


Human-Computer Interaction at Saarland University in Saarbrücken (Jürgen Steimle and others):

Ubiquitous Media Technology Lab / Human Factors in Interactive Systems Group at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University in Saarbrücken (Antonio Krüger and team):

Computational Interaction Group (Anna-Maria Feit and others):

Sensorimotor Interaction group (senSInt) at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Paul Strohmeier and others)

Technology-Enhanced Learning group (Tomo Nagashima and others)


Information Systems and New Media group at Universität Siegen (Volker Wulf, Gunnar Stevens, Claudia Müller, Markus Rohde and others):

Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Media group at Universität Siegen (Volkmar Pipek and others):


Human-Computer Interaction and Cognitive Systems Group at University of Stuttgart (Andreas Bulling and others):

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Group at University of Stuttgart (Michael Sedlmair and others):

Visual Computing at University of Stuttgart (Dieter Schmalstieg and others):


Human-Computer Interaction Group at Ulm University (Enrico Rukzio and others):


Human-Computer Interaction group at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Eva Hornecker and others):


Human-Computer Interaction group at Würzburg Universität (Marc Erich Latoschik and others):

Psychological Ergonomics group at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (Jörn Hurtienne and team):