280.107 E-Govement and Information systems of the public sector
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to… Framework conditions and fundamentals of e-government as well - to know existing information systems of the public sector in Austria, - know and understand relevant data bases (characteristics, systematics) for decision support in politics and administration, - to identify interdisciplinary needs in the development of eGovernment services (strategic, technical, social, legal, economic aspects) and - to use the innovation potentials of BISE in the environment of politics and administration.

Subject of course

Framework conditions and foundations of e-government

  • Institutions and functions of the public sector
  • Political and strategic framework conditions of e-government (in Europe and in Austria)
  • Organisational, technical and legal framework conditions of e-government in Austria
  • Internal and external e-government
  • Basic e-government services
  • Contents, forms and application areas of e-government

Public Sector Information Systems

  • Importance and characteristics of public sector information
  • Data and types of information systems
  • Information systems on central, provincial and local level
  • Important public sector information systems in Austria
  • Statistical information system of the EU 

Teaching methods

Lecture on the basics, presentation of eGovernment systems, partly expert lectures (in coordination with theoretical-analytical student work in the eGovernment seminar), analytic student work in the eGovernment seminar)

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lecture will be blocked (appointments are arranged together with students in the first lectures).



Course dates

Mon15:00 - 16:3004.10.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO/SE Block 1 (Kick-off, Einführung)
Mon15:00 - 18:0018.10.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO Block 2
Mon15:00 - 18:0025.10.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO Block 3
Mon15:00 - 18:0008.11.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO Block 4
Mon15:00 - 18:0022.11.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO/SE Block 5
Mon15:00 - 18:0029.11.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO/SE Block 6
Mon15:00 - 18:0006.12.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO/SE Block 7
Mon15:00 - 18:0013.12.2021 Zoom-Meeting (Link see TUWEL) (LIVE)E-Gov-VO/SE Block 8

Examination modalities

Written Test

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.07.2021 00:00 11.10.2021 12:00 18.10.2021 12:00

Registration modalities

You are asked to register in TISS.


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No lecture notes are available.

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