Scientist: Martin Emmer

Martin Emmer ESMH ScientistProf. Dr. Martin Emmer (FU Berlin) has been professor of Communication Studies and head of the Division Media Use Research at the Institute for Media and Communication Studies of Freie Universität Berlin since 2011. He was Founding Director of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society from 2017 to 2019. Prof. Dr. Emmer is Principal Investigator (PI) at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society as well as Principal Investigator of the Einstein Center Digital Future. His research focuses on political communication, the use of digital media and methods of empirical communication research.

Martin Emmer ESMH scientists opinion e-governance

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Martin Emmer about e-Governance

Our understanding of citizenship is not based on a definition that refers to formal membership of a person to a nation or political entity, but more generally on the self-perception of individuals in relation to any nation or entity they may belong to.

e-Governance: the Estonian Case

e-Governance: the Estonian Case

Estonia is one of two countries worldwide to offer an e-Residency, a government-issued status and identity granting access to the EU’s digital business environment. Even Barack Obama is an Estonian e-Resident. Which challenges do e-Residency and e-Governance in general pose for the public sector, and how does scientific research evaluate the digital transformation?