News from the Department of Journalism and Communication

Enrollment for summer semester 2022

Applause for the new students at HMKW in the summer semester 2022.

A warm welcome to HMKW: HMKW's first bachelor's and master's degree students will be ceremonially enrolled at all three campuses during the first days of April. The Cologne campus made the start, Berlin had its ceremony today. Frankfurt will welcome their students tomorrow.

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Sexism in advertising: guest lecture by Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts

Following an invitation by Prof. Dr. Kim Murphy, Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts gave an online guest lecture at HMKW Berlin on Monday as part of the MA in Public Relations and Digital Marketing. The co-founders of the British market research agency PLH Research (Pretty Little Heads), specializing in female target groups, spoke about their new book "Brandsplaining", in which they examine sexism in the advertising industry and how to fix it.

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Germany Scholarship Holder Luisa-Maria Mrcela introduces herself

Luisa-Maria Mrcela, in the 3rd semester of her Master's degree in "Public Relations and Digital Marketing" at the Frankfurt Campus, was amazed when the university management informed her that she had won the Deutschlandstipendium. Here, she tells us a bit about her volunteer work and her work-study activities. Incidentally, Luisa successfully completed her Bachelor's degree in "Journalism and Corporate Communications" at HMKW in Cologne.

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HMKW welcomes Prof. Dr. Bettina Gneisz

Since this winter semester, Dr. Bettina Gneisz-Al-Ani has been teaching as a professor in the Department of Journalism and Communication at HMKW Berlin - congratulations on her appointment!

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Awarding of the "Germany Scholarships"

Logos of the Deutschlandstipendium and HMKW

The winners of the Deutschlandstipendium starting in the winter semester 2021/22 have been announced: Congratulations to two Bachelor's and two Master's students from different HMKW degree programs and all three HMKW locations!

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Diving into current digital marketing trends: Interview with Nduku Mutinda

Nduku Mutinda is currently writing her master's thesis in the M.A. Public Relations and Digital Marketing program.

Nduku Mutinda is about to finish her M.A. in Public Relations and Digital Marketing, where she is writing her master's thesis on brand activism and researching the potential of effective marketing to influence consumers' behavior. We invited her for an interview and asked her about her studies at HMKW, her life in the multicultural city of Berlin and her current job at a Berlin-based language tech company.

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Enrolment for the winter semester 2021/22

Raising a toast to a new chapter in life

Finally back on site: For the first time since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, the enrollment ceremonies for the winter semester 2021/22 are taking place on campus at HMKW in Berlin, Cologne and Frankfurt Main - in compliance with the 3G rule. HMKW Cologne made the start on October 1.

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