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Department of Communication

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Here you will find information about the secretariat, the Centre for Media Practice, the library and the IfK Service Office.

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The contact information and profiles of the IfK staff.

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The Department of Communication (IfK) is the oldest communication-and journalism-orientated department in North Rhine-Westphalia and the second oldest department of its kind in Germany.

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Mission statement & profile

The Department of Communication at the University of Münster is an established institute with a long tradition in the field, which has provided many impulses for communication and media research since its foundation in 1919.

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Annual reports

An overview and summarised information on all employees and activities at the Department  of Communication  in recent years since 2012.


Collaboration at the IfK

Would you like to work at the IfK or do a doctorate? Here you can find current vacancies at the IfK.

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Getting there

How to get to us: By car, on foot, by bike and by bus.