Department profile

Welcome to the Department of Aesthetics and Communication

The department belongs to the Faculty of Arts. You will find relevant information about the department and its many activities here on our website.

The Department of Aesthetics and Communication offers a broad range of research and degree programmes across a variety of fields: literature(s), information and media studies, linguistics, Scandinavian Studies, Western European languages and cultures as well as the arts and aesthetics. Read more about the department's academics.

Our goals

We will:

  • produce high-quality, internationally relevant research;
  • continue to offer and develop research-based teaching;
  • give our students strong academic qualifications and offer them degree programmes with a high degree of choice and flexibility;
  • cultivate a positive study environment;
  • generate knowledge across disciplinary boundaries by developing interdisciplinary collaboration;
  • disseminate knowledge to a wide audience;
  • participate in strategic partnerships with the language and communications programmes at the Department of Business Communication, School of Business and Social Sciences, and professional organisations and institutions which employ our graduates.

    Niels Lehmann

    Department Head

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    Revised 2013.10.11

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