Data Governance – WiSe 2023/2024

Lecturer: Katharina Werhan                    Email:
ID Number: 6140 (Lecture), 6145 (Tutorial)
Contact Time: 2 SWS lecture and 2 SWS tutorial
Credit Points: 6 ECTS for master students
Time/Place: Fri., 10-16 or 10-14, either on-site  or online, see pdf for schedule
First Session: Fri. 27.10.2023
Language: English
Assessment: Term paper or presentation


Content: In our digital age, (micro) data becomes more important in a rising number of areas and sectors. Therefore, securing standards of proper curation and management of data is more urgent than ever. This course gives a broad introduction into the wide array of knowledge and competences needed for this vital part of working with data. These include data types, data life-cycle, data management plans, documentation and metadata, storage and backup, access control, data publication and the re-use of research data.

Class material and handouts will be downloadable from the e-learning platform ILIAS.