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Currently, there are eight research and teaching units chaired by as many full professors. In addition, the Department employs approximately 50 faculty members, as well as 40 part-time lecturers from the media and communication industries. The IfKW provides its students with comprehensive academic education, professional expertise, and social skills for a successful career in the communications, media, and information industries.


The IfKW is currently home to roughly 500 majors and 500 minors at the undergraduate level. Another 160 Master and doctoral students benefit from the advantages such as individual student support, and Munich’s rich media landscape, of studying at the Department.