Melanie Saumer, BA BA MSc

Teaching Assistant

Währinger Straße 29, 1090 Vienna


Melanie is studying toward a MA qualification at the Department of Political Science of the University of Vienna. She is working at the Department of Communication as a teaching assistant since October 2017. She has completed our English-speaking Master program in Communication Science in June 2021.


  • Top Faculty Award for the paper "Do journalists differentiate between Muslims and Islamist terrorists? A content analysis of terrorism news coverage", Journalism Studies Division, ICA annual convention, Washington, D.C., USA (co-authors: Christian von Sikorski, Desirée Schmuck, Jörg Matthes, Claudia Klobasa, Helena Knupfer).