MCTS Visiting Professor Kean Birch

Welcome to the MCTS' Visiting Professor Kean Birch, who is staying with us from May 22nd-23rd. Birch is currently a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Business and Politics at the Copenhagen Business School. He is also Senior Associate at the Innovation Policy Lab of the University of Toronto (Canada) and an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at York University (Canada). His re[more]

MCTS Visiting Professor: Jenny E. Reardon

Welcome to the MCTS' first Visiting Professor Jenny E. Reardon, who will stay with us till the end of June. Jenny Reardon is professor of sociology and director of the Science & Justice Research Center at the University of California Santa Cruz. Her work investigates the interactions between social justice and scientific research, with a particular focus on the genetic sciences. Her publicati[more]

Application for master's programm RESET now possible


Responsibility has become a key concern in current discussions around governance, economic growth, sustainable development, and social progress – RESET offers a professionally and practice-oriented graduate education for students interested in both the technical and social aspects of responsibility in today’s highly technologized societies. In October 2017 the Munich Center for Technology in Soc[more]


Prof. Ruth Müller in a radio feature about Biohacking

This year’s maker fair “Make Munich” featured a special on Biohacking. In a radio feature of the Bayerische Rundfunk, Prof. Ruth Müller [Link] speaks about DIY biology as a social and political phenomenon and an alternative knowledge space. (in German)[more]

New Doctoral Workshops

In the summer semester 2017, the Integrative Graduate Center “TechnoScienceStudies” at MCTS will again be offering several doctoral workshops. In these workshops doctoral candidates practice and develop important academic and scholarly skills, examine issues regarding applied research, and reflect on academic work with respect to political, economic and public media-related aspects. Please click[more]