Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) and Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU) invite to apply for the new Double Degree Master Program Global Communication and International Journalism. The application deadline expires on June 15, 2015.
The Program is conducted by the Institute for Media and Communication Studies, FUB, and the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, SPbU. This program is funded by the DAAD German Academic Exchange Service. Core areas of research and teaching are: Communication studies and research methods, journalism studies and journalistic practice, political communication research, international media systems in comparative perspectives, globalization and media, international journalism culture, modern media management, internship and research practice.
The Double Degree Master Program imparts knowledge for careers in international journalism as well as in media research both in universities and the private sector. Students will have the necessary competencies to work in editorial boards or management of organizations and various sectors of global mass media. They are prepared for positions in media consultancy, political education and intercultural communication. Independent professional work on an international level is one of the major goals of the program.
The regular period of study is 4 semesters. Courses are taught both in St. Petersburg and Berlin. The first and third semesters are studied at SPbU in St. Petersburg and the second semester is studied at FUB. The final semester is either studied at SPbU or FUB, depending on the chosen thesis supervisor. All courses are taught in English.
All students will be admitted and first enrolled to the Master Program at SPbU, then enrolled at FUB.
Graduates from the Program receive two Master degrees simultaneously. They will be granted a Master of Arts (M.A.) at FUB and SPbU.