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The English-taught Master's Program Communication Science launched in October 2015.

The Department of Communication at the University of Vienna is one of the largest communication science institutes worldwide. Vienna's geographic and cultural position makes us a hub for numerous international projects in the fields of research and teaching. The department is home to many internationally renowned scholars and research groups, and we also host leading scholars from around the globe throughout the year. 

Master in Communication Science is a two-year MSc degree program designed to help students from around the world develop a broad understanding of communication processes on the individual, organisational, and societal levels. By introducing the latest research methodologies and theories, the curriculum equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for investigating communication phenomena in a complex media environment. Graduates of the master's program are able to plan, implement and evaluate scientific research on an internationally competitive level.

We are looking for ambitious students who have a strong interest in understanding the significance of communication science with the potential to specialize in one of three areas: Media and Politics, Strategic Communication, and Journalism and Society. Students with an ambition for a career in professional or academic research are highly encouraged to apply.

  •   Learn more about the Communication Science master's program here.