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 post-doc position in business communication and/or marketing

Post-doctoral researcher (100%, 3 years) in the project "Investigating the Future Reputation of Switzerland in Times of Artificial Intelligence", in collaboration with a leading Swiss insurance company.

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Digital Corporate Communication and Issues Management

A podcast about a handbook chapter written by Laura Illia from the DCM is now online.

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DCM Researcher Wins EUPRERA PhD Award

At the EUPRERA conference in Prague (20-23 September 2023), Jérôme Chariatte received the "PhD Award for Excellent Doctoral Thesis" for his dissertation in the field of public diplomacy.

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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.