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Web-based Information Systems (E)

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students
- have knowledge about the application of web-based information systems in the private, economic and public sector.
- know essential elements of content- and communication-oriented information systems.
- are familiar with typical application scenarios and can assess the potentials of existing and emerging technologies and contribute them to the conception of new applications.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses of the previous semester successfully completed

course contents

- Classification of web-based information systems.
- Consideration and differentiation of content-oriented and communication-oriented information systems on the basis of their characteristic properties and application examples.
- Representative representatives of the respective classes of web-based information systems.
- Application of web-based information systems in the business environment and on the Internet on the basis of case studies.

recommended or required reading

- Silberberger, H.: Collaborative Business und Web Services. - Springer, 2007.
- Meier, A.; Stormer, H.: eBusiness & eCommerce: Management der digitalen Wertschöpfungskette. - Springer, 2012.
- Kollmann, T.: E-Business: Grundlagen elektronischer Geschäftsprozesse in der Net Economy. - Springer Gabler, 2013.
- Koch M.; Richter A.: Enterprise 2.0: Planung, Einführung und erfolgreicher Einsatz von Social Software in Unternehmen. - Oldenbourg, 2009.
- Back, A. Gronau, N; Tochtermann, K.: Web 2.0 in der Unternehmenspraxis: Grundlagen, Fallstudien und Trends zum Einsatz von Social Software. - De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2012.
- Spörrer, S.: Content Management Systeme: Begriffsstruktur und Praxisbeispiel. - Springer Gabler, 2019.

assessment methods and criteria

Final exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Written exam (multiple choice and open questions), group work, seminar papers, presentations

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Lukas Demetz, PhD

year of study


recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable