Digital technologies influence and shape democracy on all levels – local, regional, national, and supranational. The projects in this group research the role of digital technologies in the execution of democratic decision processes (e-voting) as well as in the opinion formation of the voters and the electorate (electronic voting aids, social media).

Completed projects

E-Democracy, e-Government und e-Society

The Role of Emotional Interactions in the Polarization of Opinions in Participatory Media

Project leaders: Frank Schweitzer, Uwe Serdült
Research database UZH

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baloti.ch – An Internet Voting Platform for Swiss Migrants