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Digital Communication Leadership

University of Salzburg

M.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
4300 EUR/year
1807 EUR/year
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About

The Master in Digital Communication Leadership (DCLead) of University of Salzburg is a prestigious Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), co-founded by the European Union and organised by four European Universities.

Overview

The Master in Digital Communication Leadership (DCLead) of University of Salzburg approaches the vast and recent field of digital communication from an interdisciplinary and international point of view bringing together advanced academic discussion with practical knowledge and skills. The programme promotes a non-techno-deterministic, social and ethical reflection on digital communication for future leaders of the field.

Key facts:

The students of the Master are selected for participation in one of the tracks of the programme (POLINN, TECMAN, ICT4D), depending on their choice, their qualifications and the positive assessment of the selection committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Paradigm Shifts in Leadership and Competencies
  • Critical Analysis of Digital Communication Literature
  • Digital Communication Theories
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Research Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV), based on the English template from the Europass website
  • A scan of the original university diploma(s), AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English or German.
  • A scan of the original (AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English or German) official transcript of study results from your university.
  • Original English test results, certificates or diplomas 
  • A Motivation letter. 
  • Two (minimum) or three (maximum) Recommendation Letters in English. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1807 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7228 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Erasmus+ Scholarships

The Erasmus+ programme of the European Union has granted over 40 scholarships to the Consortium. About 12 to 15 scholarships will be available every year, for three years, starting from the academic year 2016-2017. Only applicants who will submit all required documents will be eligible for consideration. The final decision lies with the Agency of Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Union based on the evaluation provided by a selection committee of the DCLead consortium. The selection committee selects the candidates according to the following criteria:

  • very good/outstanding study results (= academic excellence) in the relevant study areas
  • academic potential
  • level of language skills
  • motivation
  • recommendations
  • work experience and professional qualifications (if applicable)
  • results of interviews (if applicable)

The following scholarships are awarded: Programme Countries E+ Scholarship grantees receive a stipend of 1000 EUR per month for the maximum duration of the 24 month, and 1.000 EUR per year for travel costs. The grant also covers the participation costs. Programme Countries are member states of the European Union (EU): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the following Non-EU programme countries: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey. Partner Countries E+ Scholarship grantees receive a stipend of 1.000 EUR per month for the maximum duration of the 24 month, 1.000 or 3.000 EUR for travel costs depending on the distance of the home country to the coordinating university (University of Salzburg), and 1.000 EUR for installation costs. The grant also covers the participation costs. Partner countries are all the other countries that are not Programme Countries.

Eligibility for an Erasmus + Scholarship

Candidates of all nationalities are eligible for Erasmus + Scholarship, although 75% of these scholarship are Partner Countries scholarships.Candidates are not allowed to apply for scholarship for more than 3 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programmes for the same academic year. It is possible to apply at the same time for an Erasmus + Scholarship and as self-funded students with one application. In this case, candidates are considered self-funded applicants, if they are not selected for an Erasmus + Scholarship. Note that the E+ Scholarship does not provide a stipend to students while they are attending the Programme in their country of residence. Candidates should note the existence of a 12-months rule: any candidate from a partner country, who has lived for more than 12 months in a programme country within the five years’ period prior to submission deadline, can only apply for programme country scholarship.

Erasmus+ Master Loans

Students that will be accepted for the DCLead programme as self-funded students, can consider applying for an Erasmus Mundus+ Loans offered by some financial institutions. At the moment, these are available from two banks, one in Spain and one in France. Note that the members of this consortium do not provide any advice concerning these loans and interested candidates should contact the institutions involved.

Other Scholarships

Here you can find a list of institutions that offer scholarships that are compatible with a participation in the master of Digital Communication Leadership. Candidates interested should note that the administration of the master in digital communication leadership is not responsible for these scholarships, nor can provide more information.

  • OFID Scholarship Award (only for students from developing countries)
  • One-World Scholarship Programme, Afro-Asian-Institute Salzburg (only for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America)

North America

  • Fulbright Programme, USA
  • AIFS Study Abroad, USA

Latin America

  • CONICYT, Chile
  • Colfuturo, Colombia
  • CONACYT, Mexico
  • FIDERH, Mexico

Europe

  • Ceepus, Central Europe
  • The Danish State Educational Support (SU), Denmark
  • DAAD, Germany
  • Goulandris Foundation, Greece
  • Becas Talentia, Spain, Andalusia
  • Becas Fundation Caja Madrid, Spain

Asia

  • China Scholarship Council, China
  • LPDP, Indonesia
  • JASSO, Japan

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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