Research Areas

The Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University is ranked first among all the communication departments in Israel, among the top ten departments in Europe, and twenty-fifth in the world (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2021). Department faculty include world-leading scholars who are at the forefront of international research.

The department’s main areas of research are:

* Internet and social media

* Political communication and psychological processes in the digital age

* Language, discourse and communication

* Journalism research

* Cinema and visual culture

* Theory, history and philosophy of communication and media