The Hamburg Media School’s network of national and international partner schools is growing rapidly and continuously.
Bond University on Australia’s west coast is one of the country’s best. Founded in 1987, it was the first private university on the continent. Its MBA program enjoys a strong reputation globally; recently, Bond was even named Australia’s top university for the third year running. The HMS has cooperated with Bond since 2010 in maintaining a student exchange program.
The Ecole Supérieure de Gestion (ESG Business School Unit) is a French institute (grande école) specialized in business and management. Its goal is to "educate responsible managers who are open to knowledge and mutual respect, and who can maneuver productively and flexibly in a globalized world". In accordance with this motto, the institute is on its way to becoming one of the best business and management schools in Europe. It is already counted among the top 20 business schools in France. It offers BA and MA programs in 20 different concentrations.
The MA program in Audiovisual Production is the answer to changing audiovisual media and was declared France’s best program in the field of audiovisual management.
Since its foundation in 1994, the Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) has become one of the leading European institutes for practice-oriented international management education. With concentrations in Company Leadership, Business Renewal, and Management in Small and Midsized Businesses, as well as multiple BA and MA programs in Business Administration, Business Information Technology, and International Economics and Politics, the JIBS covers professional fields of significant breadth with programs that offer practice-oriented training.
The program in Media and Culture Management has strong correlations to the HMS curriculum. Students can also gain extra knowledge of Eastern European and Baltic media markets and culture by taking advantage of student trips.
What are the cultural backgrounds and changes that shape our society? How can we act sustainably to successfully shape future possibilities? How is socio-economic value created? And how can we generate the greatest potential access to education and future prosperity for the greatest number of people?
Culture, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and education. These four aspects are central to the curriculum and research at Leuphana University in Lueneburg in seeking to influence the future of societal engagement in 21st century civil society.
The Journalism Department at Lomonosov University was founded in 1947 and is now the leading institute in the fields of journalism and mass media in Moscow, and even in all of Russia. It has an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic instruction as well as its practical orientation, and offers both BA and MA programs.
The Hamburg Media School cooperates with Lomonosov University in facilitating its course catalogue. Professor exchanges and innovative practical projects expose students from both countries to new media markets, as well as one of the world’s largest growth markets.
The Hamburg Media school conducts annual international projects with the renowned British institute in which German and British students can work together to provide consulting services to international companies.
The Swiss School for Journalists with its location in Lucerne was founded in 1984 as the MAZ, the Medien-Ausbildungs-Zentrum (Media Training Center). The Swiss media sector supports the MAZ. Friends of the foundation include the Swiss Press Association; the Swiss Conference of Editors in Chief; the Swiss radio and television company, SRG SSR; IDEE-SUISSE; the journalism associations Impressum and Comedia, as well as the City and Canton of Lucerne. In addition, the MAZ is funded by the Federal Ministry of Communication.
The MAZ is one of the initiators of the Swiss Society for Quality Journalism and works to maintain high professional standards through its activities on multiple juries for journalism awards. It organizes events and conferences in the fields of media management and journalism research. In 2009, the MAZ was honored with the Swiss Media Award.
Northwestern University in Chicago, founded in 1921, trains media and integrated marketing communications journalists as well as media managers at their internationally renowned Media Management Center at the Medill School of Journalism.
The Media Management Center at Medill works with the Hamburg Media School to conduct an exchange program in the field of training young media professionals.
The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida is one of the leading institutions in journalistic training and the world’s largest host of a journalistic online program. Like the Hamburg Media School, the Poynter Institute places emphasis on course material that is interdisciplinary and close to professional reality, and focuses on innovative developments in the media sector.
The Hamburg Media School cooperates with the Poynter Institute in providing continuing education programs to professionals.
Since 2009, we have cooperated with the IIM in Shillong in Northern India. So far, two groups of MBA students have spent two weeks there completing a course of study and visiting Indian media companies. The IIM in Shillong is one of 20 top-ranking nationally funded institutes of higher education (known as institutes of "national importance") and enjoys an immaculate reputation in India and abroad.
Since 2006, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been one of the qualified cooperative partners of the HMS. This institute is one of the oldest in Shanghai and is one of Asia’s top five universities.
The Department of Communications at the University of Navarra can look back with pride on 50 years of experience and is a pioneer on many levels. It was the first university in Spain to offer a program in radio and television and was the first to initiate media consulting projects. It also founded a radio production company. The department offers BA and MA courses of the highest academic quality. For example, its Executive MA in Media Management includes cooperation with the IESE in Madrid, and guarantees high potentials an excellent education as well as at least ten years of professional experience.
The Hamburg Media School cooperates with the University of Navarra in providing curriculum content and facilitates a professor exchange to create a network of innovators in the media sector and ensure a constant flow of knowledge between both institutes.
The University of Copenhagen offers MA programs in Film and Media, the content of which supplement the HMS curriculum. Since its foundation, the Hamburg Media School has benefited from a student exchange with the largest Danish education and research institute.