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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katharine Sarikakis
Stellv. Studienprogrammleiterin Doktorat Sozialwissenschaften

Währinger Straße 29, 1090 Wien
Zi. 7.20

T: +43-1-4277-493 94
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eMail: katharine.sarikakis@univie.ac.at

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Curriculum Vitae


The Media Governance and Industries Research Lab


  • Media Governance and Organisation: Audiovisual media and digital platforms. Emerging governance and structural issues (privacy in social media; copyright and culture making).

  • European media and cultural policies and European integration: cultural diversity, social cohesion, human mobility and citizenship and the governance of established and emerging media and cultural spaces.

  • International Communication: structures, organisation and political dimensions of international/global media. The Global City as the space of global media governance.

  • Gender and feminist epistemology in communication and cultural policy and international communications. The governance of social order through the governance of communicative spaces and processes.


Professor Sarikakis welcomes requests to serve as 2nd examiner for the Magisterprüfung. A meeting with prospective graduates will be held before acceptance is confirmed. For detailed information please visit Masters Final Examination / Magisterprüfung.

Master Thesis / Magisterarbeit

Please make sure to register the topic of your master thesis at the study service after completing the MASE. The necessary form can be accessed here.


Professor Sariakis is Vice-Director of Doctorate Programmes of the Faculty of Social Sciences. For more information in English/German please see here or visit http://doktorat.univie.ac.at.

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