Centers conducting research on the social economic and political aspects of information and communication technologies:

Bergland Center for Internet Studies
Pacific University, Oregon, USA
http://bcis.pacificu.edu


Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society (ICT&S)
University of Salzburg. Germany
http://www.icts.sbg.ac.at

Center for Internet Research and Media Integration (CIM)
Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
http://www.zim.lmu.de/english/index.html

Center for Internet Studies
University of Washington
http://www.cis.washington.edu/index.html

Digital World Research Centre (DWRC)
School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey
http://www.dwrc.surrey.ac.uk/

e-Horizons Project
A virtual centre linking the Oxford Internet Institute and the Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC) at the University of Oxford
http://www.e-horizons.ox.ac.uk/


Information Systems and Innovation Group at LSE
http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/informationSystems/


Internet Centre
Imperial College, London,
http://www.internetcentre.imperial.ac.uk/
*focuses on Internet applications and technology, but also conducts research on economic, social and legal issues


Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3)
Open University of Catalonia
http://www.uoc.edu/in3/eng/index.html


Netvision Institute for Internet Studies
Tel Aviv University, Isreal http://www.niis.tau.ac.il


Oxford Internet Institute (OII)
University of Oxford
http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk


Pew Internet and American Life Project
http://www.pewinternet.org/

Singapore Internet Research Center
School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University
http://www.ntu.edu.sg/sci/sirc/


Web Science Research Initiative (WSRI)
A
collaboration of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT and the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton
http://www.webscience.org

Centers anchored in studies of the Information Society, Social Informatics:

Center for the Study of the Information Society (InfoSoc)
University of Haifa
http://infosoc.haifa.ac.il/main_eng.htm


Centre for Information Behaviour and the Evaluation of Research (Ciber)
University College London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ciber/ciber.php


Center for Research on Technology and Organizations (CRITO)
University of California, Irvine
http://www.crito.uci.edu/


Interdisciplinary Informatics Hub (IIH)
Science and Engineering faculty at Queen Mary, University of London http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk


Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics
A virtual centre linking researchers across several departments at Indiana University
http://rkcsi.indiana.edu/


School of Information
University of Michigan http://www.si.umich.edu/


Social Informatics Research Unit (SIRU)
Department of Sociology, University of York http://www.york.ac.uk/res/siru/


Centers more focused on Internet Law, Policy and Regulation:
Berkman Center for the Internet and Society
Harvard Law School http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/home/


Center for Information Policy
College of Information Studies University of Maryland http://cip.umd.edu/


Information Society Project
Yale Law School
http://research.yale.edu/isp/


Media Center
New York Law School http://www.nyls.edu/pages/107.asp


Samuelson Law
Technology and Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/clinics/samuelson/


Center for Internet and Society (CIS)
Stanford Law School
http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/

Centers more focused on Studies of Science, Technology and Society, including ICTs:

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Emerging Technologies (CITE)
University of Montreal, Canada http://www.cite.umontreal.ca


INRIA
French National Institute for Research on IT
http://www.sop.inria.fr/index_en.shtml>


Institute for the Study of Science Technology and Innovation (ISSTI)
Research Centre for Social Science, School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh (RCSS) http://www.issti.ed.ac.uk/centres/researchcentre/1


James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization (JMI)
Said Business School, University of Oxford http://www.martininstitute.ox.ac.uk/jmi/


Program on Emerging Technologies (PoET)
MIT http://poet.mit.edu


Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU)
Department of Sociology, University of York http://www.york.ac.uk/org/satsu

Centers more focused on Application Areas, such as Learning and Education or Government:

Futurelab, UK http://www.futurelab.org.uk/

Center for Technology in Government
University at Albany, State University of New York http://www.wtg.albany.edu


Centers more focused on Human Computer Interaction:

Augmented Human Interaction (AHI) Laboratory
Department of Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/researchgp/ahi/


Centers more focused on Technology, Standards and Innovations:

Institute for Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science (CRI)
Caesarea Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Foundation
http://cri.haifa.ac.il/


California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calt2) http://www.calit2.net/

Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
UC Davis
http://citris.ucdavis.edu/


Center for Internet Research
ICIR, Berkeley http://www.icir.org/


MIT Media Lab
http://www.media.mit.edu/


MIT Program on Internet & Telecoms Convergence
http://itel.mit.edu/


Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC)
Oxford University Computer Laboratory http://www.oerc.ox.ac.uk/


Networks and Integrated Projects involving Individual Researchers and Centers:

ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, (CCi)
Australiahttp://www.cci.edu.au


Association of Internet Researchers http://www.aoir.org/

Communications Innovation Institute
MIT, Cambridge, UCL and BT Research
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/SRG/netos/cii/

*Cambridge-MIT Institute funded interdisciplinary collaboration between Engineering, Computer Science, Policy Study, Management Science and Economics departments


e-Society Programme of the Economic and Social Research Council
University of York http://www.york.ac.uk/res/e-society/


European Network for Communication and Information Perspectives (ENCIP) http://www.encip.org/

National Centre for e-Social Science (NCeSS)
University of Manchester
http://www.ncess.ac.uk/

*links projects and centres focusing on the role of advanced Internet and Grid technologies in research,


The Surveillance Project
Queensland University, Canada http://www.queensu.ca/sociology/Surveillance/