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Communication Science

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Are you interested in everything related to communication, media, and digital technology? Come and study Communication Science and learn how media can have an impact on individuals and society, and vice versa. Discover how to conduct research and effectively use media to achieve a goal. You will also study how and why people use different forms of media.

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Bachelor's Week 4 -11 Nov
Study in Amsterdam Week
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Numerus fixus

This Bachelor's programme has a numerus fixus as of academic year 2024-2025. This means that you need to apply before 15 January 2024 to be able to join the selection procedure for a September 2024 start. Information on the selection procedure will follow in October at Application, Selection and Admission.

Here's why you want to study Communication Science at the UvA
Study 4 different domains
Get hands-on experience
Research-orientated programme
Flexibility to arrange your own study programme

Is Communication Science right for you?

  • You are interested in media, society, culture and communication.
  • You enjoy school subjects such as economics, history and social studies. 
  • You can work well independently, take initiative and develop your own ideas.
  • You speak English very well, so you can read English academic literature and engage in group discussions.
Facts & Figures
Degree programme
BSc Communication Science
180 ECTS, 36 months
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Starts in
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Roeterseiland campus