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Welcome to the website of the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


On this website you will be guided to the history of one of the newest Departments of the country's oldest and largest University and learn about its educational and research work. TheDepartment started operating during the academic year 1990-1991 with the aim of meeting the needs of academic teaching and research in the field of communication studies and continues to operate and develop to this day as many of its students excel in print and electronic media, in research, as well as in other activities of Greek society and culture. 

The profile of the Department of Communication and Media Studies is formed by a bipole: specialization and breadth. The main objective is to create graduates skilled in communication, so that they can staff journalistic media, public services, political and parliamentary bodies, private companies, cultural organizations, social media platforms.

In order to achieve this, we offer a large number of courses focusing on communication theory and social theory, journalism, sociology and information society, advertising, popular culture studies, media law, political economy and media history, political analysis, communication applications, digital communication design, research methodology, media psycho-sociology, among others.

At the same time, we offer a correspondingly large number of courses which can lead to different specialisations, while also being indispensable for our graduates to acquire a solid overall background, thereby becoming competitive in the labour market as well as persons possessing a depth of knowledge and an open mind; persons not just skilled but also educated. Thus, our students take courses in new technologies and digital media, psychology of communication, linguistics and discourse analysis, cinema and television, contemporary history and art history, literature, drama, cultural life and cultural management, among others. MORE >


 Undergraduate Program Study Guide in Greek and English