TELOTA - The Electronic Life Of The Academy

TELOTA is short for »The Electronic Life Of The Academy« and thus stands for dynamic research in the digital age and lively cooperation with the Humanities projects of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). Through TELOTA - IT/DH the BBAW has been involved in the developments and activities within the national and international Digital Humanities community since 2001.

Research and Software

By using and developing standards and tools, TELOTA - IT/DH makes an important contribution to the availability, interoperability and sustainability of research and software in the DH.

Research projects

DH collaborations and support

The TELOTA team advises and supports the Humanities projects of the Academy from the conception to the publication of a digital project.

About TELOTA's collaboration with Humanities projects

Steering committee

The strategic planning and coordination of TELOTA - IT/DH lies with a steering committee.

Members of the steering committee


The TELOTA team has a wide range of digital expertise: from conception and data modelling, programming and software development to user research and interface design.

Team page


Research in Digital Humanities, e.g. digital editions, markup, research data, interface design, etc.

Design and development of research software

Use and further development of standards in the field of text encoding

Digital Humanities events, including ediarum-workshops, DH-Colloquium, etc.

Teaching, e.g. at universities and workshops

Activities of TELOTA


2018 | correspSearch - with correspDesc and CMIF: Rahtz Prize for TEI Ingenuity 2018 
2018 | quoteSalute - Inspirierende Grußformeln für Ihre Korrespondenz: DARIAH-DE DH-Award 
2015 | correspSearch: 1st prize Berliner Digital Humanities Preis 2015 

Awards in cooperation projects:

2017 | edition humboldt digital: 1st prize Berliner Digital Humanities-Preis 
2016 | Corpus Nummorum Thracorum: 2nd prize Berliner Digital Humanities-Preis 

Alexander Czmiel
Tel.: +49 (0)30 20370 276 
Jägerstraße 22/23
10117 Berlin


We thank bongkarn thanyakij  of the platform Pexels   for providing a license-free image that we used in the header of TELOTA and its subpages, mixed with a facsimile of Alexander von Humboldt's American travel diaries (1799). 

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