PhD students from all over Europe are invited to apply for participation in the European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School by March 31. The summer school will take place from August 3-16 at the University of Bremen and is entitled „Dynamics of Mediatization: Journalism, Representation and the Public Sphere“.

From 2013 to 2015 the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research at the University of Bremen organizes the biggest summer school for doctoral students in Europe for communication and media studies in cooperation with the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). For 14 days in August 2014, 44 young researchers will come to Bremen to present and discuss their doctoral projects with renowned researchers from all over Europe.

For the first time, there will also be an Alumni Conference for former participants of the ECREA Summer School which has a history back to the early 1990s. It took place several European countries and has inspired numerous academic careers. The Alumni Conference will take place on the last two days of the summer school also at the University of Bremen on August 15 and 16.

Further details about the calls can be found on the official website of the summer school: http://www.comsummerschool.org