Barbara Flueckiger

Main focus: Digital media, gifted youth

Twitter handle: @flueko


Languages: German, English, French, Italian

City: Zürich

Country: Switzerland

Topics: film, social media


Barbara Flueckiger is a professor for film studies at the University of Zurich since 2007. She has developed and led many research projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation.

Her recent research projects investigate the digitization of archival film, in collaboration with archives and the film industry.

In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Advanced Grant by the European Research Council for a research project that investigates the relationship between the technology and aesthetics of film colors.

Her social services focus on the support of gifted youth and young migrants.