The Institute of Communication and Media Research at the University of Leipzig stands in the tradition of the Institute for Newspaper Research, founded in 1919 by Karl Bücher.

Today we are one of the major research and training institutes in Germany structured in five departments. Our core competencies are scientific research methods of the social sciences, research projects about media usage, its effects and media convergence. Our comprehensive courses combine practical skills with scientific knowledge and prepare for media professions.

We offer one Bachelor-Programme in Communications and Master-Programmes in Communications, in Journalism, Radio Production and Communication Management.

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Unsere vier berufsbegleitenden Masterstudiengänge im Bereich Crossmedia in Kooperation mit der Leipzig School of Media (LSoM):

  • Crossmedia Management
  • Corporate Media
  • New Media Journalism
  • Mobile Marketing

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Universität Leipzig
University of Leipzig

Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften und Philosophie
Faculty for the social sciences

Research Academy Leipzig
Organisation for all structured doctoral qualification programmes

Database of Universities partnerships

German Academic Exchange Service

Students Representatives

PhD Representatives

Internationale Doktorandeninitiative
International PhD Representatives