Institute of Media Studies

Media Days 2021

The Institute of Media Studies is organising the Tübingen Media Days for the first time from 17 to 20 May 2021. Due to the current pandemic situation, the Media Days will be much smaller than planned. Nevertheless, all students, colleagues at the institutes and facilities of the University of Tübingen as well as all interested parties from the city, the region and worldwide are cordially invited to the events!

The programme is still being updated.

Monday, 17 May, 9am to 4pm:

„Gut, besser, ich“

Academic online conference that sheds light on the topic “self-optimisation”. Organised by master students of media studies. Registration is open to all interested parties. [more]

Monday, 17 May 2021, 9am to 4pm

Info and registration!

Tuesday, 18 May, 6.15pm:

“Digital publics in the age of data capitalism”

Public lecture, held by Dr. Stefania Milan, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institute of Media Studies. The lecture will be held in a digital zoom room. Please register to get the login. [Details]

Tuesday, 18 May, 6.15pm


Monday, 17 May, 7pm:


Short film festival with competition by and for media studies students in Tübingen. Topic 2021: “Self-optimisation”. Watch the Tübinale live on Youtube. No registration necessary. [Details]

Monday, 17 May 2021, 7pm to 8.30pm

Live on Youtube

Thursday, 20 May, 6pm:

Hans Bausch Media Prize

Südwestrundfunk, in cooperation with the Institute for Media Studies, awards the Hans Bausch Media Prize for Digital Ethics. Guests in the live broadcast from 6pm: Rector Bernhard Engler, SWR Director-General Kai Gniffke, Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas and, of course, the award winner himself. Host of the show: Merve Kayikci. [Details]

Thursday, 20 May, 6pm

Live on Youtube