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Bachelor programme Media & Communications

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

The bachelor's programme in Media & Communications at the University of Klagenfurt explores the social relevance of media and communications, which is based on the growing permeation of almost all areas of social life such as politics, culture, economy, education and science by the media. The focus is on the classical and journalistically oriented communication media such as press, television, radio or film and on new forms of electronical communication enabled by computer networks and their audiovisual means of communication. The aim is to educate students in the focus areas of “Communicative skills”, “Media-practical skills”, “Inter- and transnationality”, “Inter- and transdisciplinarity” and “Moderation and management skills”. The medium of instruction is English and German.

Higher education institution:
Universität Klagenfurt
Group of fields of study:
Degree programme:
Media & Communications
Bachelor programme
Academic degree:
Bachelor of Arts, BA
6 Semester / 180 ECTS*

Contact & Information materials:

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
Partly English
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
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Stay abroad:
Not compulsory
Type of higher education institution:
published in the:
MBl. 2016/17, Stk. 20 (Nr. 129.2)

Definition of the field of studies

Media & Communications belong to the social sciences and humanities and deal with human communication processes. The subject of research is mostly print media, radio, television and internet.


The curriculum of the bachelor's programme consists of subjects which can be organised into modules. The individual modules consist of several thematically or methodically related courses. To guarantee internationality, which is important for a future job, courses may be offered in German and in English. In addition to the compulsory courses students also have to do a work placement. The degree programme concludes with a bachelor's thesis, which serves as prove that students are able to work on a scientific topic autonomously and in a methodically coherent and linguistically correct form.

Entrance examinations


Supplementary examinations