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Internet & Society

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Why this program?

Communication science has become a leading discipline. The specialized mono-master’s program Internet & Society provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge and up-to-date research findings about the architecture and affordances as well as the economic, social, cultural and political aspects of information and communication technologies. These skills enable students to plan, run and evaluate empirical projects on the preconditions and implications of Internet use, and on the opportunities and challenges of a constantly changing media ecosystem.

What can I do with it later?

Comprehensive expertise in how to analyze the transformational relationships between the Internet, individuals, and society, as well as profound knowledge of the methods and methodologies of the social sciences qualify students for management positions in media and information technology companies, public sector bodies, non-governmental organizations and scientific institutions.

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Admission requirements

- BA in Communication & Media or other Social Sciences (e.g., Sociology, Political Science) or Psychology required (at least 60 ECTS credits).
- C1 level of English
- Good grades in the BA
- Motivation letter in English
- Recommendation letter in English
- Scholarly paper written by the applicant in English 
- At request: Further evidence of qualifications relevant to the study program and an admission interview

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