• Düsseldorf
    Institute for Internet
    and Democracy

    The DIID aims to analyse and develop the potential of the Internet for democratic innovations in politics, public administration, business, science and civil society.

  • Communication

    Digitalisation is fundamentally altering communication. The DIID aims to analyse and actively shape these complex processes of change.

  • Participation

    Democracy requires substantive participation. A central focus of research at the DIID is to analyse and develop online participation processes.

  • Decision-Making

    Decisions rely on the acceptance of those affected. At the DIID we research the opportunities the Internet may offer in order to develop and improve participatory decision-making.

  • DIID-Précis

    Short and concise. On a few pages the DIID-Précis summarise the expertise of the institute on selected topics and refer to further information.