The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI) examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication.
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PD Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt
PD Mag. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner
The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
The Institute focuses on transferring its work to various target groups and various formats in the broadest way possible.
The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
An overview of all research projects that are carried out during the current research year.
“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ offers a forum for the discussion of media and communication-related issues and for analyses of media development from different perspectives and for all media.
Series "Working Papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut”
The annual and activity reports document the Institute's work in the areas of research, transfer and service on a yearly basis.
Other series and publications of the Institute
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In cooperation with the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg, the Hans-Bredow-Institut is working on media law projects for education and further education.
Together with the University of Hamburg, the Hans-Bredow-Institut has made a successful bid for a “UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication and Information”, which is held by Professor Dr. Wolfgang Schulz.
Hamburg, 18 April 2018. Wiebke Loosen, Senior Researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research, has been appointed professor at Universität Hamburg. The certificate of appointment signed by university president Professor Dieter Lenzen was given to the media researcher yesterday by vice...
For students of the master programme ‘Journalism and Mass Communication’ at Universität Hamburg, the student council and the Hans-Bredow-Institut organise the “Medienschnack 2.0” (discussion) on the topic "Mobile Reporting – Journalismus aus der Hosentasche? [Mobile...
"Medienpädagogische Professionalität in der Erwachsenenbildung [Media-Pedagogical Professionalism in Adult Education]", the Research Colloquium "Media & Education" for junior researchers is organised by Dr. Claudia Lampert (Hans-Bredow-Institut) & Prof. Dr. Kerstin...
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