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.



  • Learning from top national and international practitioners
  • Practical projects in & with media companies
  • In-house TV & radio studio
  • Learning journalistic know-how to complement previous specialized training

Focus & Qualifications

The Master’s program in Journalism & New Media offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented, journalistic education which, in combination with a subject-specific undergraduate degree, provides an excellent basis for a career in quality journalism:

  • Practical basic journalistic training for all media areas (print/online, radio/audio, TV/video, multimedia)
  • Exciting practical projects with journalistic media production and design
  • Research, investigation and fact-checking
  • Economic, legal and political environment of media
  • Media ethics and social criticism
  • Various electives enable students to deepen their knowledge and specialize themselves

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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