STI Innsbruck is a research group at the University of Innsbruck engaged in research and development to bring information and communication technologies of the future into today's world.


The Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, formerly known as DERI Innsbruck, was founded by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dieter Fensel in 2002 and has developed into a challenging and dynamic research environment. STI Innsbruck collaborates with an international network of institutes in Asia, Europe and the USA, as well as with a number of global industrial partners. It is part of the department of Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck.

STI Innsbruck is a founding member of STI International, a collaborative association of leading European and world wide initiatives, ensuring the success and sustainability of semantic technology development. STI Innsbruck utilizes this network, as well as contributing to it, in order to increase the impact of the research conducted within the group. For more details on Semantics, check this interview with Frank Van Harmelen:  "Search and you will find".


Please follow these links to get more details on our team, partners, sponsors, available jobs, or information for incomings.

  • Information for incomings
    Useful information regarding visa regulations, residency, insurance, university admission and housing.
  • Jobs
    Open jobs with STI Innsbruck.
  • Movies
    Movies recorded at STI Innsbruck.
  • Partners
    This page lists our partners from universities, industries, and other sectors.
  • Press
    STI press releases and coverage.
  • Sponsors
    STI Innsbruck gets support from a number of national and international organizations.
  • STI Alumni
    Information on STI Innsbruck Alumni and Friends.
  • Team
    Our team consists of people from all over the world.