Master International Corporate Communication and Media Management (M.A.)

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Quick facts

Qualification awarded

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Mode of study


Length of programme

3 semesters, incl. 1 optional semester abroad

Number of credits


Level of qualification

EQF Level 7 (German NQF Level 7)

Fields of study

  • Social Sciences, journalism and information, inter-disciplinary programmes (ISCED-F Code 0388)
  • Marketing and Advertising (ISCED-F-Code 0414)
  • Audio-visual techniques and media production (ISCED-F-Code 0211)

Course start

Summer semester

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree with 210 ECTS
  • Degree grade of 2.3 or better

Language requirements

  • Very proficient English skills: level B2 or higher (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Level C1 is recommended when the student intends to spend one semester abroad.
  • Non-native speakers need to prove basic German languages skills (A1) by the time of enrollment to the course.

Academic requirements

  • 60 ECTS in corporate communications or media management, e.g. marketing, design, journalism

Tuition fees


Application period

  • 15 November to 15 January
    If you have your degree from outside the German education system, you have to get your certificates evaluated by uni-assist.


  • All courses taught in English
  • Optional international focus semester in which the students can choose one of our distinguished partner universities

Programme learning outcomes

This Master’s programme is designed to provide its graduates with the competences and skills required to leverage the value of corporate communication and media management in international organizations. 

Students will be able to ...

... translate organizational strategies into communicative action and thereby add value to international enterprises, institutions and organisations 

... develop compelling user experiences with state-of-the art media concepts and artefacts 

... deliver communication and media concepts based on research in their professional career as well as pursue an academic career.

What does the course offer?

Today's graduates will experience in their professional lives an ever-changing and diverse business and social environment. An in-depth understanding of the fundamental value of Corporate Communication and Media Management from an international perspective unravels to become the competitive edge for businesses, organisations and institutions in the 21st century.

The Master's degree programme 'International Corporate Communication and Media Management' prepares students for positions in Strategic Corporate and Marketing Communication in international companies and organizations. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to embark on a professional career in globally acting organisations or to pursue an academic career in a PhD programme.


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Contact for questions about the course content

Professor Dr.
Wilke Hammerschmidt View Profile

Professor for PR and Marketing Communications

E-Mail an Professor Dr. Wilke Hammerschmidt
Main Building A,A.1.42

Contact for administrative questions

Peter Marquetand View Profile

Deputy Head of Studies Office

E-Mail an Peter Marquetand
Main Building A,A.1.24

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