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Information Science and Cultural Communication

Master (2 years) of Science in Information Science and Cultural Communication, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Campus South Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6325 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The Master's programme offers a unique opportunity to study information science from a cultural perspective. As a Master of Science in Information Science and Cultural Communication, you will learn how to work analytically with complex problems and challenges in the interplay between people, IT, information and culture.

During the 2-year program you work with theories and methods in relation to subjects such as: system evaluation, user studies, information architecture, knowledge organization, scholarly communication, bibliometric, information culture and design of interactive information spaces. In addition, you are offered a number of elective courses reflecting new research or courses with a practical approach.

Career Opportunities  

Graduates of the programme have found employment in the following professions: information specialist, system consultant, webmaster, library consultant, researcher, IT consultant, tutor or a senior post in the library sector or a corporate information department.

Admission  Requirements

All applicants are subject to an overall individual assessment and admission will be granted in accordance with the selection criteria published on the programme's website.

Read more about the admission requirements

Applicants are also required to fulfill the English language requirement.
Read about the language requirements of the University of Copenhagen

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

How to Apply

Apply directly at the University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Humanities: How to apply


Non-EU/EEA citizens are required to pay tuition for the entire 2-year programme.

Students nominated through an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science is found at →

Information about the Danish Assessment of Foreign Qualifications is found in the Guide to diploma recognition

Information about the Danish higher education system is found 
at → The Danish Higher Education System  

South Campus


The South campus is located just south of the city centre and has a vibrant student community. The campus is home to the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Theology.

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