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Goodwin Bernhard

Dr. Bernhard Goodwin

Managing director of the department
Executive director of the MSCL
Coordinator for exchange students


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung
Oettingenstraße 67
80538 München

Room: A005
Phone: +49 89 2180-9494
Fax: +49 89 2180-999494

Office hours:
Tuesday 9 - 11 AM (by appointment per e-mail)

Further Information

In 2005 Bernhard Goodwin completed his Magister degree after studying Communication Studies, Computer Science and Law at LMU in Munich, Germany and social research, computer science and economics at UCT in Cape Town, South Africa. 2011 he earned his PhD in Social Science from the TUM in Munich, Germany. He worked from 2005 to 2009 at TUM's Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy. Since 2009 he worked at LMU's Department of Communication Studies and Media Research responsible for the journalism-degree and international affairs. Since 2010 he is also the department manager. Since 2021 he is executive director of the Munich Science Communication Lab, a joint initiative dedicated to further the knowledge about science communication.

Areas of research

science communication, environmental communication, data journalism, cyberbullying