ACM - Association for Computing Machinery - is a scientific organization for computer science. The ACM Digital Library publishes journals, magazines, transactions, proceedings, newsletters, publications by affiliated organizations and special interest groups in computer science and computer engineering.
The Department of Information Technology is a member of the following professional associations and societies:
Association for Computing Machinery
Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e.V.
Bitcom - Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien - is the industry association of the German information and telecommunications industry.
Bitkom is particularly committed to an innovative economic policy, a modernisation of the education system and a future-oriented network policy.
Berufsverband der Usability und User Experience Professionals
German UPA - Berufsverband der Usability und User Experience Professionals - is a high-quality network for and by experts, who feel committed to the knowledge transfer and opinion forming around the topic Usability and UX.
Its activities include specialist conferences, studies, event series, promotion of young talent, coordination of the World Usability Day in Germany and publication of specialist journals.
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. - is a professional association for computer science in the German-speaking area. It is committed to the interests of computer science in science, the public and politics.
Its activities include publications, public recommendations and statements, promotion of young scientists, competitions, equality, symposia, congresses, exhibitions, norms and standards.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - is a worldwide professional association of electrical engineers and information technology engineers.
Its activities include specialist conferences, publication of specialist journals, standardisation of techniques, hardware and software, promotion of young talent, knowledge transfer.
Ingenieure für Kommunikation e.V.
IfKom - Ingenieure für Kommunikation e.V. - is a professional association of technical specialists and executives in the communications industry. The association represents the interests of its members - engineers and engineering students as well as sponsoring members - vis-à-vis business, politics and the public.
The association is open for students and graduates of courses of studies at universities and universities from the ranges telecommunications and information technology as well as for supporting members.
Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V.
is an association with an international expert platform for science, standardization and product testing in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics and information technology.
The main topics range from energy system transformation, industry 4.0, smart traffic, smart living and medical technology to IT security. VDE is particularly committed to promoting research and young talent as well as consumer protection.