Digital media and culture (BIBV3040)

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

This course offers a case- and discussion-based approach to the current digital media landscape. In the course, we read and discuss academic articles and books on digital media and culture and debate critical issues in digital media, ranging from social media to streaming to theories of digitalization and data.

  • Admission requirements

    The target groups of this course are bachelor's students of records management or students of library and information science, from our partner institutions.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    The course consists of three parts: 

    • Culture and entertainment
    • Communication and power
    • Digitalization and data

    For each part, an introductory lecture will be given. All other class activities are based on student participation. The instructor will provide cases for discussion.

  • Teaching methods

    The course is based on in-class discussions of texts and cases. In addition, lectures on the three central topics will be given. Students are required to prepare in advance for all in-class discussions.

  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

  • Exam and assessment

    The exam consists of two submissions an individually written term paper. The term paper is a written adaptation and extension of the oral presentations given as course requirements.

Questions about this course?

Contact the administrative coordinator if you have questions about admission requirements and how to apply:

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