Professional Profile - Information Management at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover

Information and knowledge are important resources of a company, which are gaining more and more strategic importance. Information specialists bring order to the flood of information. They identify relevant information inside and outside the company, structure it and prepare it accordingly for different target groups. You acquire these qualifications in the Information Management study program at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover.

With the possibilities of the Internet, the activity field for information specialists is also growing. For example, information specialists develop online research systems, web applications, multimedia offers, structures for electronic services and intranet solutions or use the web to prepare content.

The diverse fields of activity in turn open up a wide range of employment opportunities for information specialists. Research institutions, companies from a wide variety of sectors and service providers such as banks, insurance companies and consultancy firms have a great need for specialists for their information and knowledge management. Web agencies, database producers and providers, software houses, publishing houses, broadcasting companies or the multimedia industry also require the expertise of information specialists.

Distinctive: Information Management at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover is the only university in Germany that trains information specialists in a study program for a broad field of employment - for the professional fields of library, document management and information management in the private sector, in the public sector or in large organisations. The Information and Communication Department can draw on more than 25 years of experience in this field.

In some courses, students have dealt with the media preparation of content related to the Information Management study program. From videos like what information management actually is or the fields of competence to interactive storytellings about student life or infographics with JavaScript can be found in the WebLab portfolio: All about Information Management from the students' perspective.