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Global Communication: Politics and Society

Subjects: Global Communication: Politics and Society,Global Communication,Politics,Society

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
300 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

Course description

The media play a crucial role in contemporary democracies, influencing political transformation, and shaping public perception during wars or crises across different regions. They can either foster a globally oriented society or perpetuate old stereotypes and fuel racism through hate speech. The question arises whether people from the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America share a unified vision of an "information society," where knowledge and human relationships are increasingly mediated by media. The program delves into various aspects, including the psychological processing of media by individuals, the effectiveness of media content, and the ongoing changes in media production. It examines how media impact political landscapes, societal norms, and global interactions. In studying these subjects, the program aims to understand the media's influence on public opinion and behavior. It explores whether modern media contribute to a more connected world or reinforce divisive narratives. The focus is on analyzing media's role in shaping contemporary society and its potential to either bridge or widen gaps between different cultures and communities. By addressing these issues, the program seeks to foster a deeper understanding of media's power and responsibility in today's world. It encourages critical thinking about how media can be used to promote inclusivity, understanding, and positive change, while also recognizing the challenges and

Program Information

Study Location Erfurt
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 300 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

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Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 80

very good English proficiency: TOEFL iBT: 80 or above, IELTS 6.5 or above; C1 (GER); equally accepted standards are a Bachelor degree in an English language program or 6 months of English language higher education experience in an English speaking country

Qualification Requirements

a relevant bachelor's degree in the area of media and communication studies or journalism studies. If students do hold a bachelor's degree in another subject area within the social sciences, proof of basic knowledge in the field of media and communication studies is required. prior knowledge of empirical methods (12 ECTS) very good English proficiency: TOEFL iBT: 80 or above, IELTS 6.5 or above; C1 (GER); equally accepted standards are a Bachelor degree in an English language program or 6 months of English language higher education experience in an English speaking country successful participation in the selection procedure, which includes a personal interview. Information about German language proficiency for students from abroad: German language proficiency is not required for admission. However, we recommend that students who are unable to speak the German language should study German before or during their studies so that they can benefit from additional events or courses at the University. Furthermore, basic German skills facilitate living in Germany. German courses can be taken at the Language Center of the University of Erfurt.

Document Requirements

Letter of motivation in English language Curriculum vitae in English Bachelor's degree certificate Official Transcript of Records Language proficiency certificates if applicable: proofs of Internships and professional experience

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
Application directly at the University
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