Program nameCommunication and Media Management
Degree awarded

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Formally, this degree entitles its holder to enter doctoral or PhD programs.

SpecializationThe students can set their individual focus by selecting elective courses from various areas.
Job profile

The Master’s program imparts advanced skills from the areas of technical communication and media management. The students learn methods enabling them to take over management, organizational, and consulting positions in various fields, such as:

  • Information development and information management
  • Communication und linguistics
  • Multimedia information processing
  • Visualization and design concepts
  • Globalization management
Semesters needed to complete the program
(for full-time degree students)
Pre-study work experience
(for full-time degree students)
Internship semester
(for full-time degree students)
Start of studies
(for full-time degree students)

Winter semester only

Application deadline
(for full-time degree students)

15th July

(for full-time degree students)
Admission requirements
(for full-time degree students)


Bachelor’s degree or adequate university degree in the area of technical communication with a linguistic background and a specialization in information or media technology with a final grade of 2.3 (good) or above.

Those applicants whose primary degree encompasses less than 210 ECTS have to compensate for the remaining credit points by attending KMM Bachelor’s courses.

If the primary degree has not been obtained in the area of communication and media management or technical communication, you will also have to obtain 30 credit points by attending KMM Bachelor’s courses. As a rule of thumb, completing the program will then take one more semester than usual. For more details, please refer to the admission regulations (Zulassungssatzung, in German).


Language of instruction

German, some courses are taught in English

Student profile

Applicants should possess the following capacities and interests:

  • Basic knowledge in engineering and information technology
  • Good German language skills are recommended and required for full-time degree students
  • Linguistic and language skills from the area of technical communication
  • Basic programming skills (e. g. in a programming language), XML, HTML
Further informationFor further information on salary expectations and career prospects please refer to the web portal of the European Association for Technical Communication –
tekom Europe e. V.
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Fakultät für Informationsmanagement und Medien
Sekretariat Studiengang Kommunikation und Medienmanagement
Heike-Britta Berumen-Roden - Tel. 1123
Kevin Riebe - Tel. 1124

Mo.-Fr.: 9:00–11:00 Uhr

AM 107
Amalienstr. 81-87, 76133 Karlsruhe
Phone 0721 925-1123 oder 1124
Fax 0721 925-1125
Email sekretariat.kmm.immspam

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