Since September 2009, Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster is offering the Master’s Program ”International Media Studies“. The bilingual, full-time program combines topics like digital media and development, journalism, communication science and media management, whilst developing skills and competencies that are important for the world of the media. This practice-oriented program optimally prepares graduates for a career in the international media industry.
The Master’s Program is a joint project from the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (H-BRS) University of Applied Sciences, the University of Bonn and Deutsche Welle. DW Akademie, Deutsche Welle’s international training institute, offers a perfect environment for learning and training for up to 30 students per year. The duration of the program is four semesters. The students conclude the course with a master’s thesis and colloquium. Successful graduates receive a Master of Arts (M.A.).
Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification as well as one year of professional experience in a media-related field after having obtained their B.A.. In addition, they need to provide proof of their language skills in both German and English. Tuition will cost a total of 6,000 €. Exceptionally qualified students from developing and countries in transition can apply for a limited number of full scholarships.
Deadline for applications is March 31st, 2019
Prof. Dr. Christoph Schmidt, Head of the Master’s Program
Further information: www.ims-master.de