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Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3)
Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3)

The Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) is a research centre of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) specializing in the study of the Internet and the effects of the interaction between digital technologies and human activity. The IN3 hosts a number of renowned research groups that carry out a wide range of research of an interdisciplinary nature. Every year the centre hosts visiting professors and researchers; its researchers participate in the UOC's doctoral programmes.

The IN3 comprises 10 research groups, which focus their activities on matters such as:

  • Care and preparedness in the network society
  • Information and network security and privacy
  • Internet computing and systems optimisation
  • Gender and ICT
  • Complex systems
  • Software engineering
  • Urban transformations
  • Communication networks and social change
  • The internet of things
  • Digital Commons