Faculty of Information Science and Communication Studies

Library Studies and Digital Communication (Bachelor's program)

Zwei Studentinnen am Notebook (Image: Thilo Schmülgen / TH Köln)

Social change and rapid developments in information technology have lead to an increasing demand on librarian’s activities and consequently a growing need for highly qualified personnel in libraries.

The Bachelor’s program in Library Studies and Digital Communication teaches skills for the collection, preservation, indexing and provision of information. Another focus is on the design of innovative library services as well as the management of smaller information providing institutions and the strategic use of information technology.

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Library Studies and Digital Communication 
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 
Type of program Full-time program 
Beginning of program Winter semester 
Program duration 7 semesters 
Credits 210 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction German and English 
Campus Südstadt Campus 
Restricted admission Yes 
Accreditation program accredited until Sep 30, 2026