CORE COURSES (6 courses, 36 ECTS)

  • Introduction to Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
  • Global Ethics
  • Leadership & Personal Development
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Intermediate Qualitative Research Methods
  • Intermediate Quantitative Research Methods


  • Introduction to Economics*OR Introduction to Global Business
  • Global Politics* OR Introduction to International and European Law*
  • Human Communication
  • Media and Society
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Corporate Communication & Public Relations
  • Political Communication
  • Lobbying in the EU
  • Global Advocacy
  • Communication Audiences & Effects
  • Marketing Communication & Advertising
  • Communication Ethics & Law
  • Capstone in Communication Studies
  • BA Thesis in Communication Studies (Advanced Research Methods)
  • BA Thesis in Communication Studies (Senior Seminar)

MAJOR ELECTIVES (4 courses, 24 ECTS)

Any of the 200- or 300- level CMM courses that are not listed as major requirements may be taken as major electives, including courses from the summer programme:

  • Gamification in Politics, Business and Communications
  • Global Communication
  • Photojournalism
  • World Cinema: History, Theory and Narration
  • European Cinema: Present, Past and Future Trends
  • Transmedia Scriptwriting
  • Video Production: Theory and Practice
  • Public Diplomacy

In addition, students may choose the following courses from other majors. These courses count as major electives.

  • Social Marketing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data
  • Law and Technology
  • Western Democracy in Crisis: Post-Truth Politics, Rise of Populism
  • European Union Politics: Introduction to the European Union
  • Policies in the European Union
  • Internship

FREE ELECTIVES (4 courses, 24 ECTS)

Free electives are entirely at the student’s discretion.

For a full list of courses, please click here.