Welcome to the Institute of Journalism, Communication and Information Studies
From the 1st of July the Information Science Department of the Viljandi Culture Academy of the University of Tartu merged with the Institute of Journalism and Communication. The name of the institute in Tartu is changed to the Institute of Journalism, Communication and Information Studies.
This means that two applied higher education programmes and one master programme will be hereinafter taught in Tartu. In addition one extra curriculum will be opened: a three-year long applied higher education curriculum called Information Science. In the institute there now are five chairs: in addition to Chair of Journalism, Chair of Media Studies and Chair of Communication there now are Chair of Information Management and Chair of Information Science.
The reason for the merging was to join similar fields of studies and to create better premises for cooperation and synergy.