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Apply now: Master's Program “International Media Studies”

The “International Media Studies” (IMS) program trains students - personally and professionally - to be competent media experts. Students will acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are essential for a career in the media sector. They will be able to meet specific occupational requirements with expertise and communicative independence. The Master's Program prepares potential Alumni for the challenges of leadership positions in the international media field.

The Masters's Program International Media Studies offers a combination of theory and practical experience in four semesters. Students will acquire the skills that are essential for a journalistic career.

The program is targeted at students from around the world that want to work in a position of responsibility in journalism or the communications sector. It especially addresses journalists-in-training, media representatives from radio, TV, online and print and communication experts. Those interested must have completed an academic program (bachelor's degree or equivalent) and have acquired at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field after their first degree. The program is bilingual (English and German), whereby English is the prevalent course language.

The tuition fees for the postgraduate, four-semester Master's Program will cost a total of 6,000 EUR. There are a limited number of full and partial scholarships available.

Who can apply?

For the Master's Program, applicants must have a bachelor's degree, at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field and advanced skills in German and English.

Detailed information on the Master's program, admission requirements and online application procedure can be found on on the IMS website.

The online application system is open between November and March each year to apply for the following winter semester. Please note that only online applications can be accepted.


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