Second funding period for PhD programme “Online Participation”

The minister of Science and Culture of North Rhine Westphalia, Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, just announced the second founding period of the NRW-Forschungskollegs from 2019 to 2022. By this, also the continuation of the PhD programme “Online Participation” is ensured.

On the basis of experiences from the first period, the research agenda of the programme was refined and focused to three key areas: the empirical determination of sucess factors of online participation, online argumentation, and online participation on neighborhood levels.

The press release (in German) can be viewed here. Information on the funding scheme of the NRW-Forschungskollegs (in German) can be found here.