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. 



Max Gressly and Florian Fleck Fund 2023 - Call for Applications

For young and internationally-oriented researchers, permitting a stay of two to three months at the DCM. Deadline for applications: 30 September 2022.

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Dominique Wirz has received a SNSF Ambizione Grant

The Swiss National Science Foundation funds her project "News Consumption and Infotainment on Social Media: Effects of entertaining features in digital news stories on exposure, engagement, knowledge and…

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Prof. Robin Mansell awarded honorary doctorate by the University of Fribourg

Following the suggestion of the DCM, the University of Fribourg's Faculty Management, Economics and Social Sciences has awarded its honorary doctorate 2020 to Robin Mansell, professor of «New Media and…

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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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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.