Communication management in Leipzig
For studying strategic communication and corporate or organization communication the University Leipzig is classified as leading location in the German-speaking area since the mid-1990s. More than 400 graduates completed successfully the master program Communication Management (since 2007) or prior emphasis on Public Relations as part of the magister program communication studies as well as the previous bachelor PR and communication studies.
Anyone wanting to further educate his- or herself in the area of academics can study the master programs Corporate Media (Professor Bentele) and Mobile Marketing (Jun.-Professor Wolf) at the School of Media Leipzig as well as Coporate Communication Management (Porfessor Zerfaß) in English language at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo.
Outstanding theses are honored with the Günter-Thiele Foundation Award each year. Moreover numerous theses have been recognised nationally and internationally with the Albert-Oeckl Research Award the DPRG presents, with the prize for young academics the Federal Association of German Press Spokespersons (Bundesverband deutscher Pressesprecher, BdP) presents or as PR student of the year at PR Report.
Today Leipzig alumni are located in Germany, Europe and all over the world in communications departments or agencies - and of course they can be seen at the legendary alumni event of the LPRS each year.