Prerequisite for admission into the program is a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Media, other Social Sciences (e.g., Sociology, Political Science) or in Psychology amounting to at least 60 ECTS. Further requirements are:
Applicants without appropriate knowledge may be subject to additional requirements. The study program’s Admissions Committee makes the decision on admission to the study program.
Information on admission requirements is set out in the program-specific appendix to the program's study regulations (in German).
Information on the application process and formal admission requirements can be found on the UZH Application & Admission webpages.
Upload all the necessary documents on the application portal (see documents to submit and the paragraph Admission Requirements Master Program Internet & Society above). The recommendation letter must be submitted directly by the referee together with the evaluation form.
UZH students apply for the program change at the Administration Office. Students with a degree in Communication Science and Media Research from the University of Zurich (Major / Minor) are exempt from submitting a paper and a recommendation letter.
The recommendation letter must be submitted directly by the referee together with the recommendation form. The recommendation letter must be signed and written by a lecturer using an official letterhead showing the affiliation of the writer. The recommendation letter is accompanied by a recommendation form and can therefore be very short: e.g., “I strongly recommend/ I recommend / I recommend with reservations / I do not recommend the candidate [name candidate]“.
Admission into the Master's program involves the following three steps: