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Master of Arts in Media and Political Communication


Aaron K. Roth, Alumnus of our Master's Program "Media and Political Communication"

The Master’s program Media and Political Communication (mainly taught in German) attracts outstanding B.A. graduates of media and communication studies from all over the world.The aim of this theory-driven and research-oriented Master’s program is to provide students with detailed professional knowledge in the field of political communication. Focal points are:

  • Mediated (including digital) political communication
  • Political communication management
  • Political journalism in online and offline media
  • Methods of empirical communication research
  • Findings of international political communication research

Research Competency and Career Opportunities

The Master’s students will acquire methodological and analytical skills allowing them to research and evaluate political communication problems and phenomena in a changing media environment. » Read more

Key information

Application period

April 15 – May 31


4 semesters


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Program start

Winter semester


German, English (about 25%)

Admission Requirements

Further Information on the Program

Fees and Contributions

  • Freie Universität Berlin does not charge tuition fees for consecutive master’s programs as, for instance, Media and Political Communication. Instead, the university charges "semester fees and contributions".

General Information

Career Perspectives