Information and Communication Management

Kim Fröhnel, M.Sc.

Office H 93
Building Hauptgebäude
Room H 9124
Address Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin


Studies at the Technische Universität Berlin in the international course Information Systems Management (M. Sc.) And Business Informatics (B. Sc.).

Since September 2021Research associate at the Chair of Information and Communication Management at the TU Berlin (Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Zarnekow)
2019 – 2021Research assistant at the Chair of Information and Communication Management at the TU Berlin
2021Master thesis on „The Economic Value of Reputation in the Sharing Economy - A Marketplace Analysis“
2019Bachelor thesis on „Trust in Platforms - A Literature Review of the status quo of Research“
2018 – 2019Tutor for „Introduction to Programming with Java“ and „Information Governance“ at the TU Berlin

Research Focus

Digital Platform Ecosystems

  • Trust in digital platforms
  • Reputation
  • Design of Review Systems
  • Review Manipulation

Extraction of Web Data

  • Web-Crawling and Web-Scraping


  • WS 21/22: Introduction to Information Systems
  • SS 22: Business Models in E-Business
  • WS 22/23: Introduction to Information Systems


The following topics are currently available:

Platform Economy

The exact task will be agreed in a meeting. The processing can be done either in German or English.
The initiation of theses are coordinated. If you are interested in writing a thesis at our chair, please have a look at our requirements.

Currently, it is also possible to work on the following topic in cooperation with Trustami (Master's thesis):

Development of an Automated Fact-Checking Service with ML & NLP for COVID-19-related claims