How do media work in Munich? How does the German media landscape look like? Which institutions are important, who works there and what do they actually do all day?

This seminar focuses on professional communication in online, print and broadcasting media. Students take part in several field trips to different media companies in and around Munich, communication professionals give a talk and students try out to write in different journalistic styles. The acquired knowledge will be implemented in a weblog written by the participating students.

Number of ECTS points: 7 (with more workload up to 10 ECTS possible).

This crash course for exchange students only focusses on scientific basics, dos and don‘ts in writing an academic (research) report - especially in the field of communication: knowledge of the most relevant libraries and online catalogues, use of important digital databases, central sources, online search methods, quotation and bibliography exercises.