Category Archives: academics

Pupils present MeCoDem poster projects

After spending the semester working on social science research projects in small groups, students of the Media, Conflict and Democratisation classes presented their findings on January 27 in the form of posters.

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Alum Ines Drefs returns to Hamburg to share MeCoDem research

Ines Drefs can’t get enough of the Mundus program. After graduating in 2009, she keeps returning to Hamburg university – first as a professor, now as a guest lecturer. Drefs visited the Hamburg specialism’s Media, Conflict and Democratization class on … Continue reading

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Analytical Journalism: The last task from the first year

The final course of the first program year in Aarhus, Denmark is Analytical Journalism, which teaches students a specific technique for writing long-form analytical journalistic works. After learning about political science and power struggles, globalisation and new media, the last … Continue reading

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Programme Feedback class of 11-13

We know that hearing from your peers is so important when it comes to figuring out how to navigate life in a new city. So here is some candid (and anonymous) feedback from previous Mundusian students in Hamburg, collated by … Continue reading

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Poster presentations – an overview

by Marian Manni Posters are not only for superstars. We had projects in both our classes of “Journalism and its Audiences” and “Research Uncertainties” where we had to carry out research on a particular topic related to the course and … Continue reading

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Lanita Pace-Hinton Workshop

image and text by Linnea Fonfara In October Lanita Pace-Hinton, director of Knight Digital Media Center, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism visited us at Hamburg University. She held a three day workshop called Tools of Engagement – Exploration of technology used by news organizations to … Continue reading

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FINDING A STUDENT JOB IN HAMBURG

Walking in to the studierendenwerk office at the Hamburg University campus, I had great expectations, perhaps some unrealistic as I assumed that I would find work automatically in a few days. But this is not to sound discouraging. As I … Continue reading

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