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Prof. Julia Metag: New Professor for Communication Studies at the Münster Department of Communication (IfK)

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© Mona Salari

As of September 1. 2019, Julia Metag will fill the vacant Professorship for Communication Studies and thereby succeed Prof. Frank Marcinkowski, who followed a call to the University of Düsseldorf in the Winter Semester 2017. With her expertise, especially in the fields of political and science communication and media effects, Julia Metag will strengthen both research and teaching at the IfK in these crucial areas.The Department of Communication at the University of Münster has been shaped by a lot of different people over the last 100 years. We would like to revive and tell the history of the deparment for the anniversary year 2019 with more than 100 heads and objects.

Deputy Professor: Christoph Kuhlmann at the Münster Department of Communication during the Summer Semester 2019

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In the summer semester 2019, PD Dr. Christoph Kuhlmann, currently working at the Department of Empirical Media Research and Political Communication (Technical University of Ilmenau) will teach at the Münster Department of Communication. He substitutes a W3 professorship that is vacant since October 2017 and that will be filled again in the Winter Semester 2019/20.