The Master’s Program Global Communication and International Journalism is conducted by Freie Universität Berlin (FU) and Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU). It attracts graduates with a BA level or higher academic degree or a Specialist university degree in social sciences as well as humanities. The program provides students with the analytical, methodological and practical competencies necessary for understanding and researching global communication and international journalism developments.
The first and third semesters are studied at SPbU in St. Petersburg, the second semester is studied at FU in Berlin. Depending on the student's individual choice of the MA thesis supervisor (following research interest and chosen topic), the final semester is either studied at SPbU or FU.
Courses are taught in English; an academic degree from both universities is provided upon graduation. Students attend courses in St. Petersburg and in Berlin.