Thomas BirknerUniv.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Birkner

Head Division Journalism Studies


Office: 1st floor, 1045, Rudolfskai 42 5020 Salzburg

Office hour: by appointment

Thomas Birkner is a full professor at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg. He heads the journalism department. In addition to linking journalistic practice and international journalism research, he is particularly interested in the medialization of politics and sports and teaches political communication and sports journalism. After completing the project “The Media Biographies of the Federal German Chancellors”, his current project is called “The Century of Journalism”.