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Dipl.-Inf. Gunther Kreuzberger

Gunther Kreuzberger is a Senior Lecturer. Additionally, he is an Assistant to the Head of Institute.


Ilmenau University of Technology
Department of Economic Sciences and Media
Institute of Media and Communication Science (IfMK)
Virtual Worlds and Digital Games Group

Ehrenbergstraße 29
D-98693 Ilmenau

Office: EAZ 1330 (Ernst-Abbe-Zentrum)

Tel.: +49 3677 69-4660
Fax: +49 3677 69-4724


Skype: koelibri


Social Networks: Facebook, LinkedIn, XING

Office Hours

Office Hours (online via Instant Messaging as well):

  • Monday 03:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m. 
  • Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.

and by appointment.

Further information about the person

Research Interests

Learning and Teaching by means of Interactive Media

  • Self directed learning by interactive media

  • Low threshold/incidental learning by interactive media

  • Lifelong Learning by interactive media

Development and Application of Interactive Media Products

  • Conceptualisation and design of interactive media products by means of storyboarding techniques

  • Analysis and design of the creation of interactive media products

  • Analysis and design of experiencing interactive media products (Layered Languages)


since 2001 Senior Lecturer with the IfMK, TU Ilmenau

1998 - 2001 Research Assistant with the IfMK, TU Ilmenau

1996 - 1998 Research Assistant with the Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics Lab, TU Ilmenau

1990 - 1996 Study of Computer Science and Informatics with the TU Ilmenau


A Medically motivated testbed for reinforcement learning in neural architectures. (Poster bei der Fuzzy-Neuro Systems 1998, München.)

The state of traumatic coma patient can be visualized by means of a SOM. (Präsentiert auf dem Workshop IDAMAP'98, Brighton, U.K.)

Niegemann, H.M., Hessel, S., Hochscheid-Mauel, D., Aslanski, K., & Deimann, M., & Kreuzberger, G. (2004): E-Learning Kompendium. Heidelberg: Springer, 2004.

Kreuzberger, G. (2007): Game State vs. Play State: From DVDi Games to a Language of Gaming Experience. In: Proceedings of the 20th International FLAIRS Conference, Key West, Florida May 7-9, 2007. (Poster)

Kreuzberger, G. (2007): Erwartungen an DVDi-Spiele. In: A. Beyer, G. Kreuzberger (Hrsg.) Digitale Spiele: Herausforderung & Chance, Boizenburg: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, 2009.

Beyer A., Kirchner M., Kreuzberger G., Schmeling J. (2008): Privacy im Social Web - Zum kompetenten Umgang mit persönlichen Daten im Web 2.0. Fachzeitschrift DuD Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, 09/2008.

Kreuzberger, G., Hoppe, I. (2008): Teaching the Design of iTV Applications. In: M. Tscheligi, M. Obrist, A. Lugmayr (Eds.) Changing Television Environments. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference, EuroITV 2008, Salzburg, Austria. (Poster)

Kreuzberger, G., Hoppe, I., Dunker, P. (2008): Entertaining iTV Applications for Local Communities. In: Proceedings of uxtv08 Int. Conf., Mountain View CA, USA.