France, Créteil cedex 10

IMPACT (International Media, Political Action & Communication Technologies)

when 3 July 2017 - 13 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 990

IMPACT aims at giving to its students a critical perspective on how the internationalization of communication, the sharp increase and speeding up of the production of information, and the unprecedent development of digital media, play a role in the way political action, citizens mobilizations and public debates are now be framed.

Course leader

Stéphanie Wojcik
Benjamin Ferron

Target group

For Master level students interested in political and public communication, social movements and transnational media activism, as well as the role of communication technologies in international relations. Suitable academic backgrounds include communication studies, political sciences, discourse analysis, area and cultural studies and sociology.

Course aim

- Becoming familiar with international communication as a field of study
- Understanding how open data, governmental transparency & citizen mobilizations could be linked
- Analyzing the dynamic relationships between social networks and the building-up of public debates
- Analyzing digital processes in electoral campaigns
- Finding out transnational political action, mediactivism and alternative communication

Fee info

EUR 990: Academic and social program only: 990€
That includes courses, local transportation for 2 weeks, lunches and social and cultural activities
EUR 1641: All-inclusive program: Academic and social program with accommodation

All-inclusive program includes :
• Housing (56€ to 80€ per person and per night depending on the size of the room)
• Academic program
• 3 meals a day
• Local transportation
• Social and cultural events