FHWien der WKW

Journalism & New Media

  • MA
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 4 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 34 places

The combination of the Master’s program “Journalism & New Media” with a previous undergraduate degree is the ideal basis for a career in quality journalism. This Master’s program is Austria’s first part-time academic training program for journalists.


Focus & Qualifications

  • Journalism expertise in print, TV, radio and online media
  • New media trends
  • Fundamentals of communication science
  • Media law
  • Media industry
  • Media management
  • Practical project

The Master’s Degree in Journalism & New Media is oriented around current developments in the area of media at a global level and offers its students fundamental and new knowledge, preparing them for a profession in a constantly changing media landscape.


  • University and university of applied sciences graduates and newly established journalists have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the areas of new media trendsand social media and to get to know new business models and the concept of entrepreneurial journalism.
  • The Master’s degree in Journalism & New Media is taught for a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Entry requirements

Completed relevant Bachelor’s degree program or completed degree with equal academic value at a recognized domestic or international post-secondary educational institution


Application mode:

Application time:
January 10 to March 27, 2023

Appointment for the admissions process:
March, April, May

Admission procedure:
Online registration, sending application documents, computer-based admissions test, degree-program specific admissions procedure (application video and opinion piece)

Start of studies:

Study information days:
Dates on the website: https://www.fh-wien.ac.at/en/?cat=64&post_type=event#start

Tuition fee:
Euro 363.36 per semester (excl. Austrian students’ union fee)

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