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. 



Semester Start Autumn 2019

Briefings for Bachelor students at the DCM in the first semester at Uni Pérolles 2 on Monday, 16th September: 10.15am, room E140 (German) and 1.00pm, room C140 (French)

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Laura Illia Newly Appointed Professor for Business Communication

Laura Illia will begin as Professor for "Business Communication" at the DCM this fall term.

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The Palgrave Handbook of Methods for Media Policy Research

New book covering the craft that is and the methods used in media and communication policy research, co-edited by Prof. Manuel Puppis from the DCM.

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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