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Political Communication
Master of Arts

Short description

Short description

The interdisciplinary and integrated MA programme in Political Communication focuses on the presentation, communication, and perception of politics in modern societies and on the interaction of media and politics. It provides training in advanced social science research methodology and fosters cooperation skills through project-oriented study.

Entry/Admission requirements

Applications for a special qualification certification are due to July, 31st, and admission requires the successful completion of a BA or a higher degree (with a grade of “good” (2,3) or above), profound knowledge of communication and media studies, political science, and research methodology and a scientific paper on political communication (for detailed requirements, please see here). Please note that all our courses are held in German language.

Programme objectives/Career prospects

The programme prepares for professional fields such as political public relations and strategic planning, public affairs, journalism, political education, market and public opinion research and scientific research.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Programme duration:
4 semesters
Language of instruction:
German (partially: English)
Application procedure:
Admission-free with aptitude assessment in the application portal
Closing date for applications:
Closing date for enrolment:
16/07/2024 - 04/10/2024
Closing date for re-registration:
15/01/2024 - 15/02/2024
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Dr. Astrid Zipfel

Phone: +49 211 81-12941

Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345


For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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