Social Network Analysis

Social Network Analysis


Prof. Dr. Peter Buxmann, Dr. Nadine Ostern

Type and scope of the course

  • Lecture and exercise (2 + 1)
  • Credit Points: depending on the field of study
  • Cycle: every summer semester
  • Exam: every semester


  • Optional for students studying Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (Diplom/Master) or (Wirtschaftsinformatik Diplom)
  • Compulsory for students studying Wirtschaftsinformatik (Master)


The lecture deals with important fields of activity of Social Network Analysis

  • Information Brokerage and Weak Ties
  • Diffusion and Social Contagion
  • Business Networks
  • Network Formation


Lecturer: Dr. Nadine Ostern

The exercise deepens the topics of the course.


All course material is available for download here: Moodle