Department of Communication and Media Research (DCM)

The DCM aims at teaching and research in the field of mass communication as well as providing a scientific education for students who are interested in jobs of all kinds in the communication sector. 



The DCM at the Open Day of the University of Fribourg

Interview with Prof. Andreas Fahr in "La Liberté", 24th September

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Job offer at Swissnex Brazil

unior Project Manager at Swissnex in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

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Excessive Media Use in Times of Netflix - 'Binge watching': Motives, Experience, and its Effects on Sleep

New SNSF project directed by Prof. Andreas Fahr

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Course Dates and Hours

Dates and hours of all current courses are available in the University of Fribourg Course Catalogue. Courses of autumn semester 2018 will start on 17th September 2018.
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Reader Shop

Readers for the courses held at the department are sold at room F360 on the 3rd floor of Uni Pérolles 2. Opening hours: Mo 2.30pm-4pm, Tu/We/Th 9.30am-11am and 2.30-4.30pm.Price list