Department of Communication

The Department

The Department of Communication (IfK) – hosted at the University of Münster – is one of the oldest institutes of communication science in Germany. The IfK engages in high quality research in communication and offers curricula leading to the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.

Managing director
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Quandt
Tel.: +49 251 83-23002, Fax: +49 251 83-21310

Associate director
Prof. Dr. Volker Gehrau
Tel.: +49 251 83-24276, Fax: +49 251 83-21310

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Staff

Here you find information about the academic and non-academic staff (Professors, Emeriti, Research Assistants and Secretaries) in the Department of Communication.

History

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

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Facilities

The Department of Communication (IfK) is one of the biggest departments in Germany. Facilities for staff, students and the general public include the library and the secretariats.

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International

The Department of Communication in Münster values the international exchange of students and faculty. On this page you will find a list of our partner universities as well as the most important questions and answers on the topic of student and faculty mobility.

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Graduate School

The Department of Communication in Münster was one of the first departments in Germany to follow the advice of the German Council of Science and Humanities to found a Graduate School. The Graduate School of Communication Science (GSCS) offers highly qualified doctoral candidates the opportunity to graduate within three years. The course structure and close supervision ensure good study conditions.

Map

The Department of Communication (IfK) is located in the 2nd floor of building E within the building complex Bispinghof (Bispinghof 9-14, 48143 Münster), right in the city center of Münster.