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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The academic profile of the Hans-Bredow-Institut 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 Hans-Bredow-Institut 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“ is an interdisciplinary forum for theoretical and empirical contributions from the entire field of media and communications research
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.
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The year 2018, which is the year before the Institute joined the Leibniz Association, was marked by the stages leading up to this greatest change in the Institute's history. The Activity Report 2018 describes how, despite everything, we have, as always, diligently researched, published and prese...
The Annual Report in English language informs about the developments towards our membership in the Leibniz Association, our mission, research, publications and events in 2017 and 2018.
Hans-Bredow-Institut (ed.) (2018): Annual Report. Hamburg: Verlag Hans-Bredow-Institut (pdf).
The new annual report 2017/2018 provides an overview of what happened at the Hans-Bredow-Institut during the research year 2017/2018 (the admission to the Leibniz Association is within our grasp!), what research we carried out, who we cooperated with, how we promoted young researchers and if we have...
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2017): Annual Report 2016/2017 (pdf)
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2016): Tätigkeitsbericht 2016 [Acitivity Report] (pdf).
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2016): Annual Report 2015/2016 (pdf).
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2015): Annual Report 2014/2015 (pdf).
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2014): Research Report 2013/2014 (pdf).
Hans-Bredow-Institut (2013): Research Report 2012/2013 (pdf).
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