Jade University (7,500 students) is located on three campuses in Oldenburg, Elsfleth and Wilhelmshaven, which is the main campus with 4,500 students. About a third are enrolled in the programmes of the Department of Management, Information, Technology that all ground in an interdisciplinary approach combining at least two of the fields of engineering, business informatics, economics, communication or media management and journalism. The Institute of Media Management and Journalism finds itself as the interface between the media management programmes and business partners within the Jade Bay area and Northern Germany. Hamburg, one of Germany’s major media hubs is merely two hours away. At Jade University, Prof. Sabine Baumann and Tim Hasenpusch are members of the organizing team.
Technische Universität Ilmenau
Co-Organizer of EMMA Doctoral Summerschool 2016 is the Media and Communication Management Group at Technische Universität Ilmenau. In the Thuringian Forest ,the green heart of Germany, Ilmenau is located, a little town with about 25.000 inhabitants. With about 6.650 students, Technische Universität Ilmenau is a small but successful institution of higher education that allows an extensive contact between professors and students and provides best facilities for interdisciplinary research. With a focus on media management, communication and technology, Ilmenau started in the 1990ties its success story of education for future media professionals. Since 2010, Media and Communication Management Group focuses entrepreneurship in the special context of digitization and media industries. Examples of our research focus media entrepreneurship, media entrepreneurship education, crowdfunding and –sourcing. At Technische Universität Ilmenau, Prof. Andreas Will and Britta Gossel are members of the organizing team.
Even though the distance between Wilhelmshaven and Ilmenau comes up with about 500 Kilometers, the organizing team feels closely connected. We are happy to address the very important issue of media entrepreneurship this year. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to welcome you at EMMA Doctoral Summer School 2016.
Organising Team: Prof. Dr. Andreas Will, Prof. Dr. Sabine Baumann, Tim Hasenpusch, Britta Gossel
Photo: 1: Jade University 2: Technische Universität Ilmenau - Kersten Hoppe 3: Organizing Team - Steffen Prösdorf