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Welcome to the Institute of Media and Communication Science

The Institute for Media and Communication Science (IfMK) is one of the largest institutions of communication studies in Germany. The Research Groups of the Institute deal with media and communication primarily from a socio-scientific perspective. In a special way, researchers as well as lecturers also includes technical and economic analyzes. Innovative studies on online and mobile communication, political, strategic and international communication, communication management or virtual worlds are at the center of research and teaching.

The IfMK offers the Bachelor's degree program "Applied Media and Communication Science" as well as the English Master's degree program "Media and Communication Science". Internationality plays an important role: Global exchange programs, research co-operations in many countries, and students from all over the world provide insights into the globalized working environment.

The Institute for Media and Communication Science belongs to the Faculty of Economics and Media at the Technische Universität Ilmenau.

The IfMK supports the work of the German Society for Online Research with a corporate membership. 

The IfMK is an institutional member of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA).

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