The Institute of Journalism at TU Dortmund University is Germany's leading institute for university-based journalism education. Hundreds of graduates of the Institute of Journalism work as journalists in Germany's media, many of them in management positions.
Eight professors, a training newsroom, an affiliated licensed television channel and an institute of international journalism: the technological environment at the Institute of Journalism at TU Dortmund University, along with outstanding study facilities and an excellent student-teacher ratio are unique in Germany. From radio to TV, online, social media and data journalism, classes cover all sectors of the media industry. 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 the Institute of Journalism covers both theory and practical elements.
Through numerous research projects in communication and journalism studies, the Institute of Journalism also enriches both academic and public debates.