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Module [Module Number] Basismodul Information Systems I [1277MBISY1]
Regular Cycle Winter Term
Teaching Form Lecture + Tutorial
Examination Form Exam
Teaching Language English
Instructor Vertr.-Prof. Dr. Friedrich Chasin
KLIPS Winter Term 2021-22 (Second Registration Phase)
Syllabus tba (Download last year's syllabus)



  • Sustainable development and sustainability challenges
  • Sustainability metrics and measures
  • The transformative potential of information systems for sustainability
  • Green IT
  • Green IS
  • IS-enabled sustainability phenomena
  • IS as a sustainability problem
  • IS as a sustainability solution

Learning Objectives

Students …
  • understand the relevance and requirements of organisational sustainability.
  • can compare and evaluate various relevant sustainability metrics and indicators.
  • can distinguish between sustainable information technology and sustainable Information Systems.
  • understand approaches to sustainable information systems development, use and management.
  • can compare and check different sustainability requirements for Information Systems.


Written Individual Exam (100%) of 60 minutes length.

  • First option: 9 Feb 2022, 15:00-16:00, Hörsaal C (building 105)
  • Second option: TBA

Selected Readings

Relevant papers and other reading materials will be made available via ILIAS.