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Lecture period

Fall semester 2015

14 Sep 2015 - 19 Dec 2015

Spring semester 2016

22 Feb 2016 - 4 Jun 2016 Detailed dates


Mobility programs

Communication Management and Research

(Major 105)

This program is being phased out. New enrollments are no longer possible. More information here:

Degree program: Master of Arts in Social Sciences

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General description

The Master's Degree major in Communication Management and Research focuses on the social conditions, consequences, effects, and meanings of strategic communication. The course reflects on research that has a communication management and communication practice orientation, with consideration of the socioscientific foundation research. Conception, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of strategic communication activities are analyzed, taking account of the relevant framework conditions, stakeholders, methodologies employed, thematized content, and both potential and actual effects. In addition, the course embraces a broad understanding of the change in social conditions of the media and communication, the embedding of corporate and collective stakeholders in the social environment, and, finally, the changes in public communication through these communication activities.

Admission requirements

The provisions laid out in the framework ordinance for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Zurich, and the provisions defined in the pertinent program regulations apply, see (in German).

ECTS credits



Master of Arts UZH in Social Science

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