It is crucial to the success of the Mundus Journalism programme that there is an extremely high level of commitment from both the academic and the administrative staff at all universities, who all embrace the challenge of an interdisciplinary and intercultural teaching and learning environment. The staff from each of the universities provides high research competence as well as special pedagogical skills.
Staff at Aarhus University, a top-100 ranked university, come from the Media and Journalism Department within the School of Communication and Culture, as well as from the Department of Political Science, within the School of Business and Social Sciences. All teaching staff are research engaged, with research interests as varied as international relations and public policy, political election coverage in Denmark and abroad, youth cultures, lifestyle journalism, international media perceptions of Africa.
DMJX is a renowned, highly competitive j-school. So most staff come from backgrounds specific to journalism and media and have expertise as a practitioner too. As well as being experts in their academic fields, staff are normally involved with several innovative and collaborative projects at anyone time - including international partnerships with other j-schools around the world. DMJX is also home to Scandinavia's largest academic publishing house focusing on media and journalism, Ajour.
The University of Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most prominent research-led universities. It is a modern institution with a long and rich history dating from 1632. Teaching at the UvA’s Communication Science department is organized under the College of Communication for undergraduate education, and the Graduate School of Communication for graduate programs. The Graduate School offers several master’s programs in both Dutch and English language—including the Erasmus Mundus specialisation “Media and Politics”—as well as a PhD programme.
The University of Hamburg was established by the federal city state Hamburg in 1919. With approximately 39,900 students, the University of Hamburg is one of the largest educational and research institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany. It offers degrees on all levels.
Lecturer, Research Associate
City, University of London was granted a royal charter in 1966, based on its reputation as a centre for professional education dating back to 1894. Founded to provide technical education for the science-based crafts and trades of Clerkenwell and Islington, the university has expanded into areas such as management and finance, informatics, health and social sciences, journalism and the performing arts.
Swansea University was established by Royal Assent (as University College of Swansea) in 1920. The University offers degrees at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research level. Located just three hours from London, Swansea University, located in south-west Wales, UK, is a top 30 UK research institution.
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