Research profile

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Research Profile

The Department of Communication is a national leader in the study of communication. The Department’s faculty is interested in a broad spectrum of themes in communication science. Research activities and projects at the Department of Communication are concentrated on the following eight fields:

  • Journalism studies
  • Mediatization/medialization of society
  • The social context of media use
  • Online communication and new media
  • Political communication and democratic transparency
  • Strategic communication
  • Trust and communication
  • Science communication

Because communication science takes (primarily public) communication as its object of study, it intersects with many other disciplines (e.g., sociology, political science, psychology, economics, law, information technology) and encourages interdisciplinarity.