The Dortmund model – a fertile combination of theory and practice

Seven professors, a training newsrooms, an institute for international journalism and an affiliated licensed television channel: the technological surrounds at the Institute for Journalism at the Technical University of Dortmund, along with outstanding study conditions and an excellent student-teacher ratio are unique in Germany. From print to radio, TV, online and cross media, classes cover all sectors of the media industry - and all of this within an industry standard newsroom.

Courses offered cover an impressively broad spectrum - from investigative journalism, crisis and war coverage to applied media research. Students gain expert knowledge in all areas of communication science, meaning that the Institute for Journalism covers both theory and practical elements.