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Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Erasmus Mundus Master's)

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The two-year international Erasmus Mundus Master's programme in Journalism, Media and Globalisation provides aspiring and practicing journalists with a more critical understanding of their profession, to create more academically sound, critical, and globally minded media professionals.

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🏆 World-class scholars

Study programme

The programme brings together five leading European institutions in journalism and media education, combining the best academic research and teaching from the different national educational cultures. It offers the unique experience of studying in two European countries. You spend the first year in Aarhus, Denmark, and then transfer to another university to specialise in one of four distinct areas of journalism and media studies:

  • Media and Politics (University of Amsterdam)
  • Totalitarianism & Transition (Charles University Prague)
  • Business and Innovation (City University London)
  • Cultures and Contexts (Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich)

Media and Politics specialisation at the University of Amsterdam

If you choose the Media and Politics specialisation, your second year will be at the University of Amsterdam. You will gain thorough knowledge about the economic, political, social and cultural contexts of globalisation and journalism. You will also learn to creatively apply concepts, methods, principles and theories relevant to the study of and practices within global media and journalism.

'Studying Media and Politics at the UvA was an enriching experience, both personally and professionally.'

Aletta D'Cruz

Why study Journalism, Media and Globalisation at the UvA?
Live and study in two different countries

International opportunities

Lots of possibilities

Customise your degree

Critical understanding based on scientific research

Focus on journalism

Gain a personal and professional network for life

Valuable community

Academic staff

The lecturers and supervisors in the Journalism, Media and Globalisation Master’s programme are internationally renowned for their experience and expertise in their field of research.

After graduation

Solidly founded in academic research, this Master's programme is aimed at practising journalists and media professionals who wish to further develop their analytical perspective and operate at the cutting edge of their profession. This programme is not intended to provide practical training for students to become journalists.

Is the Journalism, Media and Globalisation Master’s programme for you? 

Do you want to:

  • know how the news media operate in a transnational public sphere, such as the European Union?
  • understand how news coverage of public affairs influence citizens' perceptions, attitudes and behaviour?
  • learn how news coverage affects politics and the relationships between states, European and non‐European publics, governments and other institutions?
  • research how journalism itself is affected by transnational political and cultural shifts and their implications for audience demands and expectations?
  • want to study in an international environment and at two different universities in two years?

Then the Master's programme in Journalism, Media and Globalisations the right Master's track for you!

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Degree programme
MA Erasmus Mundus Master Journalism, Media and Globalisation (joint degree)
120 ECTS, 24 months
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Roeterseiland campus