Information, Media & Communication

Language of instruction: German

The bachelor programme for Information, Media & Communication develops and trains communication experts for the online sector.

If you are interested in communicating professionally with people via modern media, this is the right programme for you!

The Information, Media & Communication programme can be completed on a full or part-time basis; for details, see "programme facts".

The workplace needs communication specialists with broad-ranged, fundamental knowledge - individuals who can work independently to develop online solutions.

Michael ZeillerProgramme Director

Degree programme

Bachelor programme - 6 semesters

Academic degree

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences - BA

Programme structure

Full-time (Mon – Fri) or part-time study (usually every Friday from 2 p.m.-9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. as well as two physical presence blocks each semester from Thursday to Saturday all day, 30% distance-learning.)

Available study places


Place of study

7000 Eisenstadt, Campus 1

Language of instruction

German (level B2, better C1), individual lessons may also be held in the English language (min. level B1)

“A“ levels (or equivalent qualifications), university entrance examination or vocational matriculation examination, preparatory course with an accreditation exam.

Applications may be submitted until March 31st. Subsequent applications will only be considered if spaces remain.

Programme features

The Information, Media & Communication degree programme distinguishes itself through

  • the unique combination of topics such as journalism, new media, document management, information management and library management together with a sound, practice-oriented ICT education.
  • the wide range of career opportunities open to graduates, e.g. in jobs with an inter-departmental information management focus or as specialists within the media sector or in document and library management.
  • the practical experience students gain through media labs, project work and a work placement.

    Occupational areas

    Potential employers include companies and organisations dealing mainly with information management questions, whether as a result of the company’s size or the company’s own focus, e.g. media companies, service providers (banks,
    insurance companies, consulting firms etc.) as well as large industrial and commercial companies, libraries and documentation centres etc.

    Graduates of this programme work in areas such as:

    Information management
    as information brokers, information designers, data warehouse managers and technical writers

    The Media, editorial departments, journalism
    as content managers, online editors, new media consultants and media designers

    Online business
    as online marketing experts, online relations experts, sales managers for e-commerce/ online advertising and e-commerce consultants

    Documentation and library management
    as archivists, documentalists and librarians