|Study location||Austria, Hagenberg|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Completion of at least a 6 semester specialised relevant Bachelor’s degree, or comparable higher education at university level.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Attention: if given preliminary admission, international applicants MUST provide legalised documents translated to German or English for the following documents:
Legalisation confirms the authenticity of documents, signatures and authorities that issued the document. Three scenarios are possible depending on the issuing country:
To see if and what legalisation you would need for your diploma, please refer to this Legalization of Foreign Documents in Higher Education document
B2 level (according to the European Framework of Reference)
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Motivation letter must be in German.
Please also attach the following documents:
You can also attach a reference from an employer, if you have one.
Note that an interview and an entrance test may be part of the admission procedure.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please be aware that the visa process can take up to 3 months, therefore you should send your application as early as possible! For more details on the visa application please visit the following webpage: www.oead.at
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
In addition to the interdisciplinary core training in
Conception and management of web projects,
Acquisition and modeling methods of knowledge,
Change management as well
Media and communication management and stakeholder communication
the master’s degree offers the opportunity to develop an individual profile. There is a choice of advanced modules from the following socio-technical subject areas:
Knowledge communication and generation, organizational learning and innovation
Online Marketing, Web Cultures, Ethics and New Media Law
Lifelong learning, design of learning arrangements, media education
Web-based interpersonal and intercultural communication, group and internal organizational communication
Interactive systems, information visualization, interaction design
Web development, social and semantic web, information retrieval
In summary, the master’s degree in “Communication, Knowledge, Media” offers an interdisciplinary focus in the field of tension between people, organization and technology!
Graduates of the master’s degree in “Communication, Knowledge, Media” design internal and external corporate communication with online media, support and optimize communication processes / structures and develop interactive systems. You work in a variety of modern professional fields at the interface between people, organization and technology:
Knowledge manager: knowledge identification, development, distribution, storage and use in organizations; Formulation of knowledge goals and knowledge assessment; Design of change management processes
Community Manager or Customer Relationship Manager: Conception, implementation, support and evaluation of the appearances of organizations in social networks and communication with customers
Web project manager and project manager online communication: Conception, introduction and evaluation of internet and intranet solutions using common web technologies, standards and usability guidelines
Concept Developer: Drafting creative communication ideas; Conception of web-based communication solutions, information architectures and content
Responsible for e-learning: design, implementation and evaluation of learning designs; Creation of training concepts; Personnel or organizational development
Media competence trainer / consultant: Development and implementation of training and consulting in the field of media use in communication processes, virtual teamwork and media competence; Head of media educational projects
Product Owner / Product Management / Innovation Management: Development of solution-oriented product visions with the customer, management of agile cooperation between development team (e.g. Scrum Master) and project stakeholders, progress control and quality assurance of product development