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The chair was renamed from Chair of Journalism I to Chair of Journalism with a focus on Innovation and Transformation, effective October 1, 2022.
Born in 1968. After a two-year journalism internship and a year as a local reporter for the newspaper Frankenpost (Hof), he studied journalism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, where he later completed a doctoral degree in communication studies, political science, and philosophy. He has worked as a freelance journalist for media outlets such as Süddeutsche Zeitung and the television broadcaster Bayerische Rundfunk, and is the co-founder of a PR agency. He was a research associate at the KU’s Chair of Journalism I from 1996 to 2001, during which time he also worked as a consultant and coach for editorial teams and training institutes for journalists in several countries. From 2001 to 2009 he was a professor of journalism at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, where he established degree programs in online journalism and science journalism. He was Chair of Cross Media Developments in Journalism at the Institute of Journalism at Technische Universität Dortmund from September 2009 to December 2010. He has been holding the Chair of Journalism I at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt since 2011.
Klaus Meier was awarded with the Ars Legendi Prize for excellent university teaching in 2017. The prize is awarded by the Stifterverband für die Wissenschaft and the German Rectors’ Conference. Klaus Meier has been Vice President for Studies and Teaching since July 2021.
More information on his fields of research and current information is available at www.klaus-meier.net.
At the KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
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Klaus Meier and his team at the chair work on several research focuses. More detailed information on their research interests is available in the KU research database.
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