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. 



Open Position: Professor in Digital Journalism at the DCM

The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg invites applications for the full-time open-rank position of Professor in "Digital Journalism" at the DCM. The appointment…

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Prof. Dr. Manuel Puppis awarded by the ICA

He receives the "C. Edwin Baker Award for the Advancement of Scholarship on Media, Markets and Democracy" at the 2024 annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA).

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Open position: Teaching and research assistant and PhD position at the DCM

The successful candidate will work as a teaching and research assistant and write a doctoral thesis under the supervision of professor Thilo von Pape.

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Course Dates and Hours

Dates and hours of all current courses are available in the University of Fribourg Course Catalogue
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Our Courses on Moodle

Documents from our courses are available on the platform Moodle. You can find the Moodle pages of current DCM courses here.