This course is discontinued

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

Choose semester

Course content

Theories on globalization, global media, standardization and global infrastructures, global jurisdiction and the globalization of media in a historical perspective.

Learning outcome

The module will give students an understanding of the global character of digital media, the implications of globalization on their development and dynamics, the role they play and how to influence and regulate these processes.


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Overlapping courses

10 credits with DIG4800 – Global media (discontinued).


2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of problem sessions per week. The students must hand in and pass obligatory tasks before they are admitted to take the exam.


4 hour written examination at the end of the semester. Graded marks.


Note that the first lecture is compulsory. This course is only open for students admitted to the Digitale Medier programme.

Facts about this course



Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)