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The Media Center as a research institute and a service provider

The Media Center is a central scientific institution of the TU Dresden and is both a research institute as well as a service provider in the areas e-learning, knowledge organization and multimedia applications.

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Important topics at a glance

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Our main research

The focus of project-related research and publications lies on the topics listed below. Research activities and fields depend on defined objectives of the respective projects.

  • Use of media in various educational scenarios
    • Educational assessment, scientific monitoring and evaluation of e-learning scenarios
    • Development and testing of technology-based learning scenarios
  • Media expertise
    • Development of skills concerning digital media
    • Media education and training
  • Online communication
    • Online communities
    • Social media
  • Usability und design
    • Accessible design
    • 3D-Visualizations


Cooperating with the Chair of Educational Technology at the Faculty of Education the employees of the Media Center also have the opportunity to pursue individual plans for further qualification and research projects. During the PH.D. Colloquium and the International Summer School interdisciplinary research interests are shared and discussed.