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. 



Florence Van Hove est lauréate du Prix de la meilleure thèse SSCM

Elle a été décernée pour son mémoire "Médias d'actualité, journalistes et publics sur Twitter: vers un renouvellement des relations?" réalisé au DCM sous la direction de la prof. Prof. Dominique Bourgeois.

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Symposium Binge-watching: Motives, Experiences, and Effects on Sleep

The symposium is of part the project "Excessive Media use in Times of Netflix. ‘Binge-Watching': Motives, Experiences and Effects on Sleep" and will provide insights into current research on binge-watching.…

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Open Position at the DCM

PhD or Post Doc position in a project directed by Prof. Regula Hänggli and funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (either a 100% PhD or a 50% Post Doc position is possible)

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Course Dates and Hours

Dates and hours of all current courses are available in the University of Fribourg Course Catalogue
Course Catalogue

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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