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New professorship at the Department for Image Science: Michael Wagner
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner fills the professorship for Technology Enhanced Learning and Multimedia at the Department for Image Science at the Danube University Krems.
Michael Wagner

Beside his function as head of the field “Applied Game Studies” he is also acting as chairman of the Academic Senate and as work council at the Danube University Krems. As regards contents Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wagner mainly deals with the research of cultural phenomena of participatory media systems (Web 2.0, computer games) as well as with their meaning in the educational environment.

With this change image sciences obtain a second professorship: “This signifies a milestone on the way to the doctorate cluster of cultural studies and therewith to the comprehensive university”, says Prof. Grau, head of the department. In addition this offers a multiplicity of synergies which act fruitful: Especially the field Applied Game studies which deals with the study and the research of interactive image space will enable important links to further image scientific fields.

Michael Wagner