Niklas Kirchner


Personal Data Ecosystems, Political Theory, Privacy and Philosophy

Niklas Kirchner joins the Institute of Information Systems and New Media as a scientific project employee for the EXPEDiTE project, investigating the impact of the new GDPR regulatory framework on the emergence of “human-centered” personal data ecosystems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Bayreuth and is currently enrolled in the Philosophy masters program at the University of Vienna (with support of a graduate stipend by the DAAD). He is focusing on interdisciplinary matters in practical philosophy, especially in Political Theory and Social Philosophy as well as Ethics and Philosophy of Economics. Previous professional affiliations include Media Consultancy, Medical Health as well as Human Rights.