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History

The  Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) was founded on January 1, 2001 as new non-university research institute. It belongs to the private, non-profit foundation “Medien in der Bildung” 

 

 

 

Highlights of the institute since 2001

  • 2001

    Foundation: Institut für Wissensmedien (Knowledge Media Research Center)

  • 2002

    Cooperation with the Universtiy of Tübingen

  • 2003

    Establishment of e-teaching@university (today e-teaching.org)

  • 2004

    Task Force “New Media in School”

  • 2005

    Visit of Annette Schwan (former Federal Minister of Education and Research)

  • 2006

    Project “Learning in Museums”

  • 2006

    Evaluation by the Leibniz Association

  • 2007

    IWM at Second Life

  • 2008

    Start of the Leibniz Graduate School for Knowledge Media Research

  • 2009

    Foundation of the Leibniz-Wissenschaftscampus “Informational Environments”

  • 2010

    Start of the joint project MIRROR and NEXT TELL

  • 2011

    Joint project “EyeVisit”

  • 2011

    Renamed in “Leibniz-Institut” für Wissensmedien

  • 2012

    Moving into the former women’s hospital

  • 2012

    Start Graduate School LEAD

  • 2012

    Junior Research Lab Neurocognition (today Neuro-cognitive Plasticity)

  • 2012

    Joint research within the Leibniz Association

  • 2012

    Certificate for child-career compatibility

  • 2013

    Junior Research Lab Social Media

  • 2013

    Evaluation as excellent by the Leibniz Senate

  • 2014

    New corporate design

  • 2016

    Tübingen Digital Teaching Lab

  • 2017

    Transfer of office: New director

  • 2017

    Alumni meeting