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 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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Max Gressly and Florian Fleck Fund 2020 - Call for Applications

For young and internationally-oriented researchers, permitting a stay of two to three months at the DCM. Deadline for applications: 30th September 2019.

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Franziska Oehmer forscht als Fellow in Berlin

Dr. Franziska Oehmer forscht im Rahmen eines viermonatigen Fellowships (April - Juli 2019) am renommierten Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft (Berlin) zum Thema «Justiz 4.0.…

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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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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