Media & Communication Courses - Bachelor / Undergraduate Level

Below is the preliminary list of undergraduate courses available in 2018-2019. If you are a master student and interested in our graduate courses, please contact the exchange coordinator.

More information on the content of the course can be found by searching for the course on the basis of the course code (CMxxxx) in the EUR Course Catalog . Also make sure to review the Study Information page for more insights into the workload, grading, rules, etc.

Instructions on how to register can be found at the bottom of this page.


  • Media & Communication exchange students should follow at least 50% of their total number of courses within the Media & Communication department.
  • Students who study Media & Communication as their major, have priority when registering for courses.
  • Non-Media & Communication exchange students can take a maximum of two courses per term.

Term 1 (10 September - 9 November)

CM0004 - Media and Communication Theory (Minor, 5 ECTS)
CM2001 - International and Global Communication (BA-2, 5 ECTS)
CM2027 - Cultural Identities and New Media (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2030 - Media and Politics (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2033 - The Business of Media (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2052 - Transmedia  Entertainment & Marketing (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2075 - Fundamentals and Practices of Journalism (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2076 - Diversity in Popular Culture and Advertising (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2078 - Management and Leadership in Media Organisations (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2232 - Media Entertainment: Fans and Franchises (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM9001 - Corporate Communication (Minor, 5 ECTS)
CM9002 - Communication and Organisations (Minor, 5 ECTS)
CM9003 - Cultural Influences on Communication (Minor, 5 ECTS)
CM9004 - Communication Technology and its Impacts (Minor, 5 ECTS)
MINESHCC-8 2016 - Fashion Industry (Minor, 15 ECTS); see this page for more information - there is only one spot available in this minor, and will be for a Media & Communication exchange student.

Term 2 (12 November - 8 February)

CM0030 - Made in Holland: Dutch Creative Industries (Exchange, 5 ECTS) - Ends before Christmas!
CM1012 - Media Industries and Audiences (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM1013 - Key Concepts in the Social Sciences (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM2011 - New Media Production (Communication Workshop, 5 ECTS)
CM2032 - Current Perspectives on Popular Culture (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2041 - Corporate Communication (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2042 - Communication and International Relations (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2043 - International Journalism (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2046 - Media Audiences and Effects (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2048 - War Representations in Media and Culture (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2049 - Global Advertising (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2050 - Media Industries: Trends and Strategies (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2051 - Public Diplomacy (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2062 - Consumer Behavior and Marketing Action (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2073 - Media in Latin-America (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2230 - Media and Politics (Seminar, 5 ECTS)

Term 3 (11 February - 12 April)

CM1008 - Media Systems in Comparative Perspective (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM1009 - Communication as a Social Force (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM1014 - Communication and Organisations (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM2010 - Communication Management (Communication Workshop, 5 ECTS)
CM2026 - Intercultural Communication at Work (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2039 - Entertainment Media and Social Change (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2040 - Media Campaigns (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2054 - Media and Consumer Culture (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2058 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Media and Creative Industries (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2060 - Cinema and Society (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2065 - Argumentation and Rhetoric in the Public Sphere (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2066 - Privacy, Surveillance and New Media Technologies (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2072 - Consumer Behavior & Marketing Action (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2074 - Social Media Technologies and Strategies for Business (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2077 - Diversity in Popular Culture and Advertising (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2080 - Television in the Digital Age (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2081 - Consumer Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM3010 - Communication Ethics, (BA-3, 5 ECTS)

Term 4 (15 April - 21 June)

CM1007 - Communication Technologies and their Impacts (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM1010 - Intercultural Communication (BA-1, 5 ECTS)
CM2025 - Media, Children and Parents (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2029 - Digital Media Analysis (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2038 - Cultural Identities and New Media (Seminar, 5 ECTS)
CM2064 - Cinemas in Context (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2068 - Surveillance in film, TV, and media platforms (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2069 - Public Relations & Transparency (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2071 - Science Fiction and the Media (Elective, 5 ECTS)
CM2252 - Transmedia Entertainment & Marketing (Seminar, 5 ECTS)

Resit Period: 24 June - 12 July

Registration Procedure

Registration to our courses goes through OSIRIS > Cases. During the specific course registration periods (see timeline below), you will be able to fill out your course preferences and submit your form there. Please click on "Start new case" (remember to disable your popup blocker" and search for "ESHCC IBCoM Course Registrations Term 2 (Studyplan)." Please check the table below for information about when to register for our courses, and what the procedure is. 


Course periodRegistration period
Term 130 July- 15 August (noon)
Term 21 October - 17 October (noon)
Term 3 & Term 424 December - 9 January (noon)


As soon as the registration period opens, you will be able to fill out a form on OSIRIS by going to OSIRIS > Case > Start new case > ESHCC IBCoM Course Registrations Term 2 (Studyplan). In this form you will be asked to indicate how many courses you want to take, and to list 5 preferences. Some time after the deadline has passed, you will receive an email with the course(s) that has been assigned to you. This email will also contain further information about workgroup registration and more. Note that IBCoM's courses are generally small-scale and therefore have limited capacity; please take into consideration that you might not get your first choice, and that the procedure is first come, first serve. Therefore, please only list courses in your form that you would be interested in doing, because there is a chance you get them assigned.

Dropping or adding courses

When you get your courses assigned, you can drop courses by sending an email to However, you cannot change them to other courses. To add courses, you need to follow the Late Registration Procedure.

Late Registration Procedure

If you have missed the deadline for course registrations, you can still join Late Registrations, which takes place in specific periods as well. Within the period, Late Registraitons take place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:30 AM until 9:00 AM at IBCoM Office (M8-34). You need to pay a late registration fee of €10,- per course (cash), which will go to charity. Upon arrival make sure you write your name on the sign-up sheet in the waiting area and wait until you are called. 

Please keep in mind that Late Registrations are an exception for those who miss the original deadline. Missing Late Registrations means no access to IBCoM's courses - we can't make exceptions to exceptions. Thank you for your understanding.

Course period

Late Registration Period

Term 1

Tuesdays: 21, 28 August
Fridays: 31 August

Term 2

Tuesday: 30 October
Fridays: 26 October, 2 November

Term 3

Tuesdays: 22, 29 January
Fridays: 25 January, 1 February

Term 4

Tuesdays: 26 March, 2 April
Fridays: 29 March, 5 April