About is an open and free global encyclopedia for higher education. It

  • provides access to educational programs and courses around the world,
  • connects people sharing an interest in competences and educational topics, and
  • facilitates sharing and reuse of educational resources.

Support has been developed with the financial support of the University of Liechtenstein. A community effort, each contributor is an important partner in making the movement happen:

Benefits for Institutions

  • Promote your programs,
  • Find educators and talents,
  • Benchmark programs and courses, and
  • Support curriculum design and update.

Benefits for Educators

  • Share and reuse resources from the community,
  • Provide your own resources and experience to the community,
  • Promote your personal profile and support your career, and
  • Engage with the global education community.

Benefits for Students

  • Find institutions and programs,
  • Learn about experiences of fellow students,
  • Have a voice and rate programs, courses, and resources, and
  • Access educational resources from global experts.

Benefits for Researchers

  • Have your papers used in classrooms worldwide,
  • Connect with students and find talents,
  • Connect with fellow reseachers,
  • Engage in research seminars, and
  • Find resources for skill enhancement.

Benefits for Industry

  • Find trainers for professional education,
  • Find experts for advisory and consulting,
  • Connect with universities and find graduates, and
  • Promote your company among young talents.

History has been started in 2015 by Jan vom Brocke in the field of Information Systems. It is fast growing in areas of computer education and management, and it is open to contributions from various disciplines.

People is a community effort. It is driven and realized by the academic community itself. A team of passionate people is behind it facilitating the platform in cooperation with professional web development experts.


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Coordinator for Marketing and Organisation
Institute of Information Systems


2011: Bachelor of Arts in International Business Management at the Hochschule Furtwangen University, HFU Business School, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

2009 - 2010: Study exchange at the San Francisco State University, USA

2007 - 2011: Bachelor studies in International Business Management (in English) at the Hochschule Furtwangen University, HFU Business School, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

2006 - 2007: Studies of Law and English at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

2006: Stay abroad at the Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland, New Zealand

2006: High School diploma at the B.O.R.G Dornbirn-Schoren, Austria


Since 2016: Coordinator for Marketing and Organisation at the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Liechtenstein in Vaduz, Liechtenstein

2013 - 2016: PR-/Online-Manager at Bachmann electronic GmbH in Feldkirch, Austria

2011 - 2013: Marketing, Communication and Organisation at Cree GmbH in Bregenz/Dornbirn, Austria

2010 - 2011: Internship in Corporate Communications at Zumtobel Group in Dornbirn, Austria


B.A. Christina Mathis

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User Experience
MSc Isabell Wohlgenannt

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Current Activity Markus Weinmann is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Information Systems. Before joining the team in Liechtenstein, Markus did his PhD at the Braunschweig Institute of Technology working on the topic "Personalization of E-Commerce Websites". Further, Markus did research and has taught on several Universities, including City University of Hong Kong, Technical University of Sofia, and Braunschweig Institute of Technology. Research Markus conducts research from a behavioral science perspective, with a focus on website design and applied behavioral economics, in particular, on decision making, behavior change mechanisms, online choice architecture as well as emotion detection. He follows a quantitative-empirical research approach with experimental and correlational research designs. To collect data he mainly uses laboratory and web-based experiments. Recent Publication Investigating the Effect of Insurance Fraud on Mouse Usage in Human-Computer Interactions (together with M. Hibbeln, J. L. Jenkins, C. Schneider, and J. S. Valacich). International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014).

User Experience
Dr. Markus Weinmann

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Software Development
Dr. Stefan Fleischer

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Data Science
Johannes Schneider

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Jan is the Hilti Endowed Chair of Business Process Management, Director of the Institute of Information Systems, and Vice-President Research and Innovation at the University of Liechtenstein.

His research has appeared amongst others in Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ)Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), the EuropeanJournal of Information Systems (EJIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), and Communications of the ACM (CACM) as well as in practitioners’ outlets such as MIT Sloan Management Review and Management Information Systems Ececutive (MISQe).

Jan has teaching experience from 24 universities in 13 countries, including many of the Financial Times Top 50 Business Schools such as the University of St.Gallenin Switzerland, the Vlerick Business School in Belgium, the University of Warwick in the UK, and the Smurfit School of Business in Ireland. He is also an active supporter of the AAU IS PhD program at the University of Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).He served as AIS Vice President Education 2014-2017 and he has been awarded the AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching 2013 as well as the AIS Technology Challenge Award 2015.   

Jan is an invited speaker, trusted advisor and trainer on IT and Management for many organizations around the world. For more details see


Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke

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University of Liechtenstein
9490 Vaduz

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