Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Computer and Media Service

Electronic information systems

Katrin Lányi
Zhifen Lin
Marc Winkelbrandt

student assistant:


If you would like to support us as student assistant, we would be happy to hear from you.  Our headquarters is the Erwin Schrödinger Centre in Berlin-Adlershof.


The subject area "Electronic Information Systems" is responsible for the technical and organisational support of the university's central WWW servers and the computer and media service. Humboldt-Universität institutions that do not have their own WWW server can apply for space on a central server and obtain advice on procedures and tools.

Main focus

  • The Content Management System of the HU (Zope/Plone)
  • Technologies in Web and Internet (Responsive Webdesign, Screencasts, Podcasting, Webinars)
  • Support of the HU full-text search with Mindbreeze
  • Accessibility
  • The corporate design of the HU and its implementation in the web area
    Web programming: PHP, CSS, RSS, SOAP
  • Collaboration in the Web-AG of the HU


Support for web editors and administrators

  • All important information can be found in our online support:

  • We regularly report on new developments in our blog.

  • Answers to frequently asked questions can also be found in the FAQ.

  • For interested web administrators, editors, beginners or advanced users there are regular workshops/trainings. You can find out more about the specific programme in the course calendar for continuing vocational education and training.