Future directions of strategic communication

Special Issue of the 'International Journal of Strategic Communication' published > more


Call for Abstracts: Social Media Influencers

Dr. Nils S. Borchers serves as guest editor of Special Issue of the International Journal of Strategic Communication > more


Integrated Communication Award 2018

Jury honours outstanding achievements in integrated communication - Award ceremony at the 12th German Brand Summit in Frankfurt in September > more


Emerald Literari Award 2018

The journal article "Creating business value through corporate communication: A theory-based framework and its practical application" by Professor Dr. Ansgar Zerfass and Dr. Christine... > more


Study report „Digital Maturity“

Der Abschlussbericht der Studie „Digitale Mündigkeit“, an dem neben Prof. Dr. Christian P. Hoffmann sowie Jasmin Weber von Seiten der Universität Leipzig auch Wissenschaftler der IT University... > more


European Communication Monitor 2018

Study across 48 countries explores trends like fake news, communications’ contributions to organisational success as well as the work environment for communication professionals in Europe. > more


Managing influencer communications

In ihrer Studie „Management strategischer Influencer-Kommunikation gehen die Leipziger Kommunikationswissenschaftler Nadja Enke und Dr. Nils Borchers der Frage nach, wie die Planung, Organisation,... > more


Digital Leadership in Investor Relations: Publication of study on the digitization in financial communication

In cooperation with DIRK – German Investor Relations Association, the Center for Research in Financial Communication publishes the results of the study "Digital Leadership in Investor Relations - How... > more


Cornelia Wolf appointed Associate Professor

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Wolf was appointed Extraordinary Professor on 18 May 2018 by the Rector of the University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Beate A. Schücking, on the basis of her achievements in research and... > more


Guest lecture by Bill McAndrews, BMW Group, Head of Corporate Communications

Bill McAndrews, Vice President Communications Strategy, Corporate and Market Communications, BMW Group, Munich, will be a guest at the Institute for Communication and Media Studies at the University... > more


Dr. Nils S. Borchers elected new chair of the German Advertising Research group

Dr. Nils S. Borchers was elected the new chair of the advertising research group in the German Communication Association (DGPuK). New to the management team of the group is Dr. Brigitte Naderer... > more


A day in Leipzig

REFRESH, Günter Thiele Award and LPRS Forum 2018 > more


North American Communication Monitor

Survey complements monitor studies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America > more


Capstone Class Hong Kong 2018

One-week exchange program for master students in Asia > more


Master students win DPRG Junior Award 2018

Jana Brockhaus and Daniel Ziegele score with strategic communication concept > more


German PR Museum launched

Information platform for the professional field of public relations > more


Apply now for the Master Class 2018

The application phase for the MA programme Communication Management at the University of Leipzig has begun. The No. 1 ranked German language programme in Communication Management approves 30... > more


Apply now: Two PhD Scholarships vacant

Two PhD Scholarships for Strategic Communication as well as Communication Management/Financial Communication offer great career opportunities in research and project management > more


Felix Krebber appointed Professor in Pforzheim

Fourth Leipzig alumnus hired as professor with a short time period > more


Top-paper award for Professor Zerfass

Ethics prize at academic conference in the United States > more


"PR Manager of the Year" in Germany

Great honor for Professor Christof Ehrhart > more


Register now

One-day conference for practitioners and alumni > more


European Communication Monitor 2018 launched

Survey invites respondents to share insights and experiences > more


Prof. Dr. Stefan Wehmeier (1968-2018)

Mourning for deceased colleague > more


Annual Report 2017

New annual report of the department Communication Management > more


Ronny Fechner receives doctoral degree

Dissertation "Intereffication of journalism and media relations as an integral part of organizational communication. Analysis, operationalization and extension of a communication model." > more


Asia-Pacific Communication Monitor 2017/18

Study across 22 countries identifies ‘digital’, ‘social’, ‘mobile’ and ‘strategy’ as the ‘big four’ issues for communication professionals  > more


Günter-Thiele-Award 2018

Application procedure started - closing date December 31, 2017 > more


Large study on sharing economy published

Results of a Europe-wide survey with more than 6.000 participants > more


Digital transformation

Graduate of Leipzig University receives national award > more


New publications on strategic communication

A new edited book published by Springer Gabler (in German) discusses the concept of strategic communication between intentional action and emergent developments. The book „Strategische Kommunikation... > more


Communication Benchmarking Initiative

38 large corporations have joined the project > more


ECM 2017

Study across 50 countries explores trends like visualisation, social bots, hypermodernity and benchmarking for strategic communications > more


Integrated Communications 2017

Joint study by Leipzig University and F.A.Z.-Institute > more


PR-theses in the field of publishing

Der Förderverein AVP Arbeitskreis Verlags-Pressesprecherinnen und -Pressesprecher e.V. steht PR-Studierenden (Master Communication Management und Bachelor KMW) aus Leipzig, die Interesse daran haben,... > more


ICA 2017 in San Diego

Multiple presentations at the conference of the International Communication Association > more


Outstanding theses

Günter-Thiele-Preis is awarded for the twelfth time in Leipzig > more


New book based on 10 years of empirical data

What constitutes excellence in strategic communication?  > more


Capstone Class 2017

Excursion of graduate students to Hong Kong > more


Award for the most innovative graduate thesis in Germany

Lena Schneider receives DPRG Scientific Award 2017 > more


Annual Report 2016

The Department of Communication Management at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University looks back at an exciting year. Our brand new annual report gives an overview on... > more


Launch of the Center for Research in Financial Communication

First academic research institution in the field of financial communication > more


Innovailably: Online-Tool for Recruiting and Innovation Management

Funding by the German Government and European Union > more


New book

The role of the supervisory board in financial communications > more


Program released

ICA 2017 Pre-Conference "Future Directions in Strategic Communication", San Diego, May 2017 > more


Job opportunities at the Chair for Strategic Communication

Career perspectives in project management and research > more


International Journal of Strategic Communication takes the lead

SCOPUS ranking shows highest impact factor in the field > more