What we stand for

At the Institute of Journalism, three professorships research and teach in the fields of digital journalism, innovation in journalism and editorial practice. The research aims at a close connection of theory and practice.

The following topics, among others, are dealt with in teaching:

  • Editorial working methods: researching, editing, criticizing
  • Language and style in journalism
  • Journalistic forms of presentation: message, report, feature, reportage, interview, commentary
  • Journalistic forms of presentation in online journalism
  • Journalistic forms of presentation in radio and TV journalism
  • Journalism and social media
  • Quality journalism
  • Innovations in journalism
  • Media change
  • Historical journalism
  • Crisis and conflict journalism
  • International reporting
  • Local journalism
  • Migration and media
  • News journalism
  • Photos and journalism
  • Layout design


We have been member of MedienCampus Bayern since 2013.


Research & Publications

The close exchange with the professional practice and the transfer from science to practice are of outstanding importance to us - for instance within the framework of cooperation projects, theses and, above all, in application-oriented research and development. Detailed information on our research and publications in the field of journalism can be found on the pages of the respective professorships and in the database AtheneForschung:

Where to Find us

Here you'll find the administration's contact details. For contact information of the institute's professors and team, please click on their name above.
Office of the Institute of Journalism:
Sabine Müller
  • Place: Building 42, Room 1118
  • Phone.: +49-(0)89-6004-4744
  • Fax: +49-(0)89-6004-2262
Office hours:
  • MonThu: 09:00 to 12:00
Building 42 Building 42


  • 1: Building 42