AREACORE promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative research to understand complex dynamics of communication in a digitalized world. One aim is to also make our results and insights more accessible by presenting them on our e-learning platform. The COVID-19 pandemic 2020 has accentuated global inequalities in access to resources structuring research globally. The consequences for the production and exchange of knowledge are yet to be seen. Currently, we are working on five different research projects funded by our partner DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).