"PR Manager of the Year" in Germany

Great honor for Professor Christof Ehrhart > more


Top-paper award for Professor Zerfass

Ethics prize at academic conference in the United States > more


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One-day conference for practitioners and alumni > 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


Job offer: Ph.D. position in communication science

An der Universität Leipzig, Institut für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft, Professur für Kommunikationsmanagement ist zum Januar 2017 oder zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle eines/r... > more


Call for applications: Günter-Thiele-Award 2017 for excellent theses

The Günter-Thiele-Foundation seeks applications for the 2017 Günter-Thiele-Award for excellent academic theses by students in the field  of public relations and strategic communication at the... > more


Guest lecture on Nov 7: Dr. Herbert Heitmann, President of the European Association of Communication Directors

The Institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University is looking forward to welcome Dr. Herbert Heitmann for a guest lecture on Monday November 7, 2016, 3:15 - 4:34 PM. He will speak... > more


New book: Strategic Communication for Non-Profit Organisations

Edition based on a conference in Leipzig > more


Three at one stroke

Awards for PR research from Leipzig - Günter Bentele named "Distinguished Scholar in Public Relations" > more


New book

The Management Game of Communication > more


Capstone Class 2016

Study trip of master students to Athens (Ohio) > more


Corporate communication in SMEs

New study on professionalisation, digitalisation and leadership of communication in small and medium sized enterprises > more


Master Communication Management: Class 2016 at the ready

The highly coveted 30 places to study the Master program Communication Management at Leipzig University have been assigned. 23 female and 7 male students from 19 different universities will start... > more


Courses for winter term 2016/17 announced

The list of courses offered by the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University in the forthcoming winter semester 2016/17 is now available on the institute's website in German... > more


Case study and panel discussion

Big Data in corporate communications (Video) > more


European Communication Monitor 2016

Corporate communications is becoming an increasingly datafied business but communicators still lack analytical skills > more


Distinction in New York

Journal of Communication Management honours research project from Leipzig University with an Impact Award > more


Doctoral dissertation by Dr Lisa Dühring

Dr Lisa Dühring, MA, was granted a PhD by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Leipzig on 24th May 2016. Her doctoral dissertation "Reassessing the Relationship... > more


Günter-Thiele Award 2016 for outstanding students' theses

The Günter Thiele Foundation for Communication and Management has announced the winners of its annual awards for the best master's and bachelor' thesis at the University of Leipzig. More information... > more


New book: Corporate communication for infrastructure projects

A new book "Akzeptanz durch inputorientierte Organisationskommunikation: Infrastrukturprojekte und der Wandel der Unternehmenskommunikation" by Felix Krebber has just been released by the... > more


New research on corporate communication in SMEs

Professionalisation, digitalisation and leadership within small and medium-sized enterprises  > more


Arthur W. Page Center research grant for cross-national CSR/CSV project

Joint initiative of Leipzig University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Massey University, University of South Carolina and University of Miami > more


The state of communication measurement and evaluation in Europe

Guest report for the Institute for Public Relations > more


"The church should dare something" - Project and portrait

The 100th German congress of Roman Catholics will start in Leipzig on May 25, 2016. Approximately 40,000 visitors, both Christians and Non-christians, will gather for several days and enjoy more than... > more


Master Communication Management

Program in German language - Applications due May 31,2016 > more