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Welcome to SecHuman

SecHuman is a graduate school focusing on Security for People in Cyberspace from an inter- and transdisciplinary perspective. 13 PhD students with technical as well as backgrounds in humanities explore issues in IT-Security. Companies as well as partners from politics serve as advisors, making sure that the questions in focus are of relevance for society. Besides the technical disciplines, researchers from various fields including education, journalism, linguistics, media science, peace research, as well as social science serve as principal investigators in the project. The graduate school is part of the Horst Görtz Institute, one of leading institute in IT-Security. The graduate school SecHuman is funded by the North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research (MIWF). Besides the Ruhr University also the FH Dortmund as well as the TU Dortmund are partners in this project.

How to reach the SecHuman Fortschrittskolleg

Coordinator: Dr. Astrid Wichmann: astrid.wichmann (at)

Coming up next

July 31st - August 3rd: SecHuman Summer School

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