About us

The Department of Communication at the University of Vienna is one of the world's largest departments for communication science. Set up during the 1940s, our Department now has approximately 3,700 students, more than 110 employees and more than 140 teaching staff. Our Department is currently ranked as one of the top programs for communication research in Europe, and our research is supported by numerous funding agencies, such as the European Union or the Austrian Science Fund.

Vienna's geographic and cultural position as well as our international research orientation make us a key hub for numerous top-notch research collaborations around the globe. We have research contacts with many universities from neighboring countries, but also from the USA and Asia. Consequently, our Department regularly welcomes foreign researchers as Visiting Fellows or Guest Professors.

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For the second time running, our department has been ranked as one of the...

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Both received their awards during UNIVIE's semester closing party at the...

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Starting in September, Olga will be Assistant Professor at the University...

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In Utah, she will be Assistant Professor in Public Communication Science.

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On July 6 Nick Bowman (Syracuse University, US) will give a research talk...

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Jan Hofmann, Lina Stürmer and Nicole Adlbrecht, all recent graduates of our...

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Influencers' simplistic portrayal of politics may fuel cynicism or spark...

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Professor Kruikemeier will be guest at our department in the upcoming...

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We are delighted to host Professor Kim of the Chinese University of Hong...

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Digital information campaigns are intended to educate migrants about safe...

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The fellowship is awarded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).

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Members of our department recently participated in the EPRA meeting in...