EXDIGIT: Excellence in digital Sciences and interdisciplinary technologies



Foto: © Simon P. Haigermoser


In 2022, PLUS founded the new Faculty of Digital and Analytical Sciences (DAS) and has combined its competencies in the digital field such as computer science, data science, human-computer interaction and geoinformatics at the Itzling site and strengthened them with a materials science component.

The EXDIGIT project is intended to give the PLUS and its youngest faculty an even stronger presence in European and national excellence programs or other high-level research initiatives. The special feature here is the close inter-institutional cooperation with Salzburg Research and other partners, such as the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences or the PMU, which is anchored in the project. 


Key data:


Duration: January 1st, 2021 to August 31st, 2027

Funding: Land  SalzburgLogo Land Salzburg

Project partner:

Innovation Salzburg

Salzburg Research


Project goals:

– Creation and establishment of a research and development platform with international  visibility for future-oriented interdisciplinary digital topics.

– Building bridges between the interdisciplinary interfaces of PLUS with partners within the Salzburg research landscape.

– Creation of three bridge professorships

– Targeted and efficient closing of gaps in knowledge and research chains at the location.

– Positioning the PLUS and the DAS faculty as a leading institution for digital sciences

– Increasing the attractiveness in the international competition for researchers and students as well as for specialists and corporate partners in digital fields 


Project Manager 


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nicola Hüsing     

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 2A, 5020 Salzburg

Vice-Rector for Research and Sustainability 

       Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nicola Hüsing




Scientific management


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manfred Tscheligi

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manfred Tscheligi

Center for Human-Computer Interaction

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 8 / Techno 5 5020 Salzburg




Projektmanagement Office (PMO), Projekt EXDIGIT

Faculty for Digital & Analytical Sciences

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg 


Bridge Professorships


Foto Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christine Bauer


Univ.-Prof. Mag. DI Dr. Christine Bauer

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 6, 5020 Salzburg



Prof. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik 


Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Math. Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg



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Erste Brückenprofessur im Projekt EXDIGIT an der DAS Fakultät



Ausschreibung EXDIGIT August 2023