Research Group Communication Science

The Department researches and teaches in the media use in an individual organisational and social context. It deals with old and new media. However, the emphasis is on the new media or ICT. On an individual level, the Department focuses on the motives and the psychological and social effects of media use. Mainly about the use of (interactive) television, internet applications, mobile communications and intelligent digital information and communication technology. In the organizational context, the Department concentrates on the implementation, the use and impact of ICT in organisations, particularly government organizations. On the social level the Department researches the usage, the backgrounds and the effects of ICT in the information and network society. The department does research for media companys and government organizations.

In addition to that, there is focus on teaching and research in communication meant for users of technical products, services and systems. The use of technical media (ICT) for communication, such as in health care and communication of organisations, in particular the communication of professionals in organizations.

address

University of Twente 
Departement CS

Building Cubicus, P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
the Netherlands
Tel.: +31 53 489 3299

visiting Address

University of Twente
Department CS

Building Cubicus, De Zul 10
7522 NJ Enschede
the Netherlands 
Tel.: +31 53 489 3299