Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology
Under shared leadership by Prof. Matthias Jarke and – from September 2015 – Prof. Stefan Decker, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT) cooperates closely with the Information Systems group (Informatik 5) at RWTH Aachen University. Three FIT scientists also hold professorships.
Prof. Jarke is active in leading positions within the interdisciplinary Competence Centre for Sign Language and Gesture (SignGes) of excellence university RWTH Aachen University.
Fraunhofer FIT headquarters are located in Sankt Augustin and Aachen. Remote offices and project groups are attached to Augsburg University and Bayreuth University, Siegen University, University of Münster and Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences. Permanent links through former Fraunhofer FIT researchers or honorary professorships also exist to the universities of Bamberg, Duisburg-Essen, Koblenz, Ilmenau, Heerlen (The Netherlands), and many Universities of Applied Sciences in our region.