The Bavarian Research Institute for Digital Transformation (bidt), an Institute within the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, contributes to a better understanding of digital transformation’s developments and challenges. Thereby, we provide the foundations which will shape society’s digital future responsibly, for the common good.


The jurist Horst Eidenmüller is one of the first international Fellows to undertake research at the bidt. As part of his project, he is investigating the impact of technological developments on the law.


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Learn more about our institute and our aims as a research, dialogue and think tank organisation.

We promote interdisciplinary research through research projects and promotion programmes for junior scientists.

We promote open dialogue between research and society.

We provide reliable data and analyses for evidence-based decisions.