Science – Media – Communication Master of Arts (M.A.)

Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey into the realm of Science, Media, and Communication with our Master of Arts (M.A.) program. Designed to broaden and deepen your understanding of science communication, digital media, and knowledge cultures, this interdisciplinary program offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical insights with practical skills. Explore the evolving landscape of scientific communication, engage with cutting-edge digital technologies, and delve into the socio-cultural aspects of knowledge acquisition and dissemination.


Our Master’s degree program equips students with a robust knowledge base and the skills necessary to navigate the dynamic field of Science, Media, and Communication. Through a series of specialized modules, students delve into research methodologies, media ethics, digital media in science communication, and interdisciplinary studies. Elective modules allow for further exploration in areas such as journalism, public relations, business administration, and law, providing students with a well-rounded skill set essential for success in today’s competitive job market.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Science – Media – Communication or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum credit requirements in areas such as science communication, social science research methods, media studies, and natural/technical sciences.
  • Proficiency in English (B2 level or higher) and German (for non-native speakers).
  • Participation in a selection interview or submission of a letter of motivation may be required.
  • Proof of language proficiency and academic achievements must be provided during the application process.
  • Science Communication: Research, Methods, Theory History
  • Interdisciplinary Research and Professional Competence
  • Digital Media in Science Communication
  • Cultures of Knowledge in Natural and Technical Sciences
  • Elective Modules (Journalism, Public Relations)
  • Business Administration and Law
  • Interdisciplinary Key Qualifications

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge as versatile professionals prepared to excel in a variety of roles within the science communication landscape. Whether pursuing a career in journalism, public relations, consulting, or academia, our alumni possess the analytical, creative, and communication skills needed to make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. With a strong foundation in research methodologies, media ethics, and interdisciplinary studies, they are well-positioned to address the complex challenges facing science and society.

Visa Requirements:

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