Our Vision

  • We want to be core reference point for addressing media- and communication-related challenges, nationally and internationally.

Our Mission

  • With our research at the highest scientific level, we play a decisive role in shaping the acquisition of knowledge in theory, empiricism and methodology in communication science.
  • We provide reliable and independent findings on current challenges facing the media society and actively contribute to the public discourse.
  • The diversity of our research spectrum, our strong international network and our curiosity enable us to tackle new questions and find answers to them.
  • Thanks to the breadth of our study programs and our dedicated teaching, we prepare our graduates for a career in a wide range of current and future professional fields.
  • We offer young researchers an excellent research environment that enables them to pursue a successful career in academia and beyond.
  • Openness, responsibility, historical awareness and a commitment to diversity characterize our daily work.