DW Akademie: Master‘s Program “International Media Studies”

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Applications for the 10th intake of the Master’s Program “International Media Studies”, starting in September 2018, are now being accepted until the 31st March 2018.

Since the start of the Master’s degree in 2009, over 250 students from about 75 countries have been accepted into the program at DW Akademie, Germany’s leading organization for international media development.

The Master’s Program “International Media Studies” is especially designed for graduates from developing and transition countries with previous media experience. The IMS program is a joint project of the University of Bonn, the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences and Deutsche Welle (DW). DW Akademie offers a perfect learning environment for up to 30 students per year.

The bilingual study program is conducted in English and German combining topics such as media and development, journalism, communication science and media economics. The full-time, four-semester Master’s degree offers an unparalleled mix of research, lectures and practical experience and prepares students for careers in the communications and media industries. Students conclude the course with a Master’s thesis and receive the academic degree “Master of Arts” (M.A.).

Successful applicants need to provide proof of their language skills in both German and English. They must have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification as well as at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field after having obtained their first academic title.

Students from developing and transition countries can apply for a full scholarship (750 EUR per month and refund of travel costs, covering the tuition fees of 6,000 EUR).

Detailed information on our Master’s program, admission requirements and online application procedure can be found on our website www.ims-master.de.

Source: Notification DW Akademie, 22.11.2017