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31.05.2016 | COSS Professorship , Job Openings

We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoc in the area of Computational Social Science

Do you have excellent mathematical and computational skills, English language skills, social skills, and international experience? Apply now for this new, interesting and challening position.   Read more 

27.05.2016 | COSS Professorship , Conferences and Workshops

Register for the conference Build Peace. Tickets are available now

How can we use technology, arts and research for peace, towards transformation? This is the core question of the conference, which will take place on September 9 - 11, 2016 in Zürich, Switzerland. Read more 

17.05.2016 | COSS , COSS Professorship , Conferences and Workshops

The 2nd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems

at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO) in Augsburg (DE) on the 12.09.2016.   Read more 



Dirk Helbing will give a keynote talk at TA16 conference in Vienna

The topic of the international conference is Smart New World – Was ist "smart" an smarten Technologien? Prof. Helbing will deliver a talk named Die Notwendigkeit von Demokratie 2.0 und Kapitalismus 2.0 für unser Überleben on May 30th, 2016. Read more 


Prof. Helbing will give a talk at UCL on smart nations

Dirk's talk "Smart Nations: Opportunities and Risks" will be part of the CPC Project Closing Workshop at University College London and will take place on June 7th in the UK. Read more 


Take a look at Prof. Helbing's presentation: Citizen Science 2.0, Democracy 2.0 and Capitalism 2.0

Look at professor Dirk Helbing's presentation on the FuturICT blog: "Citizen Science 2.0, Democracy 2.0 and Capitalism 2.0: The Next Big Things after Superintelligence!"   Read more 

Recent publications

New: Dirk Helbing and Evangelos Pournaras. (2015). Build Digital Democracy. Nature 527: 33-34.

Heinrich H. Nax, Matjaž Perc, Attila Szolnoki and Dirk Helbing. (2015). Stability of cooperation under image scoring in group interactions. Scientific Reports 5: 12145.

Lucas Böttcher, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Nuno A.M. Araujo, Hans J. Herrmann and Dirk Helbing. (2015). Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Pandemics Scientific Reports 5: 16571

Maximilian Schich, Chaoming Song, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alexander Mirsky, Mauro Martino, Albert-László Barabási and Dirk Helbing. (2014). A network framework of cultural history. Science 345(6196): 558-562.

Media Responses


St. Galler Tagblatt: Gelenkt – ohne es zu merken

The Swiss regional newspaper St. Galler Tagblatt interviewed Prof. Dirk Helbing on the topic of living in the digital world. Read more 


Circulate News: Lessons from self-organising traffic lights in city transport systems

Circulate News interviewed Prof. Dirk Helbing. In the podcast he explains what we can learn from complex dynamic systems and how that knowledge can help us understand and implement a feedback-rich circular economy. Read more 


Handelszeitung: Mit diesen Fähigkeiten bestehen Sie gegen Roboter

Handelszeitung covered the event "The future of work" by Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut (GDI). Dirk Helbing was one of the speakers. Read more 



Big Data, Cloud & Co.: Der Geist ist aus der Flasche

Published in October 2014. Read more 


FuturICT Blog: Genie out of the bottle

An essay published on on October 3, 2014 Read more 

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