M.A. On Campus

International Media Studies

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

24 months
3000 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The bilingual Master’s programme in International Media Studies, which is offered in conjunction with the University of Bonn and the Deutsche Welle broadcasting station, integrates issues relating to media and development cooperation, on the one hand, with media management and communications science, on the other. This program is available at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. 


Key Features

Identifying global trends, fostering international networks, applying cross-media journalistic skills – these are challenges facing journalists and media managers around the world.

The unique International Media Studies program from Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences prepares students for careers in the communications and media sectors. Theory experts and industry professionals conduct modules in English and German for a maximum of 30 students.

The IMS program combines the disciplines media and development, journalism, communications and media management. DW Akademie in Bonn offers an ideal learning environment for aspiring media experts from developing and transition countries and ther regions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • International Media Studies
  • Media and Development Cooperation
  • Media Training and Media Development
  • Intercultural Communication and Expertise
  • Policy and Media Systems
  • Media Ethics and Media Law
  • Globalization and the Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letter of motivation (max. 700 words; font “Arial”, size 10.; spacing 1,5; signed and dated)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (Europass format, signed and dated)
  • Certificate of your first academic degree(s) (including ALL transcripts)
  • Proof of at least one year's professional experience in a media-related field AFTER obtaining your first academic degree (for a scholarship you must provide proof of at least two years of professional experience)
  • Certificate of APS (for applicants who completed their first degree in China or Vietnam)
  • Proof of sufficient English language skills (C1-Level or higher in accordance with the "Common European Framework")

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Bonn

865 - 1281 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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