SIGCHI German Chapter is an umbrella organization for all HCI groups at German universities. In addition to SIGCHI German Chapter these groups are also represented by the Special Interest Group on HCI in the German Computing Society (GI). In the following we present a (not complete – so email us any missing information) list of German HCI groups that have been particularly active at CHI in the past. See the experts page on the German Computing Society Special Interest Group web site for a more detailed list of German HCI researchers.


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


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


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


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


Media Informatics and Human-Computer Interaction Groups at Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (Andreas Butz, Heinrich Hußmann, Florian Alt and others):

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


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

Human-Computer Interaction in Saarbrücken (including the Saarland University and other institutions – Jürgen Steimle, Antonio Krüger, Wolfgang Maass 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):


HCIlab at Universität Stuttgart (Albrecht Schmidt, Niels Henze and others):


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


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

This list is not complete – If your group is missing, please send a note to


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