Taught course

Global Communications

American University of Paris · American University of Paris

Entry requirements

Our application process is simple and straightforward: submit your information, send us your supporting documents, and receive your admission decision within three weeks. Should you be accepted, you will receive a comprehensive information packet and be directed to online resources for admitted students.

Application deadlines

We review completed applications in “rounds” throughout the year. We encourage you to apply early: priority for admission and scholarships is given in earlier rounds.

Fall admission application completion deadline:

  • Round 1 by 1 February
  • Round 2 by 1 April
  • Round 3 after 1 April (based on available spaces)

Spring admission* application completion deadline:

  • Round 1 by September 15
  • Round 2 after September 15 (based on available spaces)

General requirements for graduate programs

A successful application to The American University of Paris requires several supporting documents and sometimes tests. Most can be uploaded directly in your online application. We cannot provide you with a decision until we receive all of your documents.

Online application form

  • Personal statement C.V. or résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts English Language Test (required for some applicants, see website for details)
  • Standardized tests (required for some programs)

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Global Communications masters’ program is designed to open up critical perspectives of communication practices, media systems and cultural traditions that co-exist around the world. At its core, the program encourages you to think across borders. You will immerse yourself in new and challenging learning experiences alongside other students from a rich diversity of cultural, educational and professional backgrounds.

The three-semester degree offers you a balance of intellectual preparation in communications and hands-on professional training with experts from around the world. Our international faculty will offer ongoing dialogue inside and outside the classroom and encourage you to expand your horizons and challenge your assumptions. You will emerge with new skills and wider perspectives, prepared for success in a rapidly evolving profession and world.

The Global Communications classroom operates in multiple environments – from the media lab to the workplace, and from cultural sites in Paris to eye-opening locations around the world. Whether researching in the field or gaining hands-on professional expertise, experience is the key to your development.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Caroline Meyer