Mercurius is the study association for bachelor and master students Communication science at the University of Amsterdam. Mercurius represents the interests of students and organizes a broad range of activities for our members, for example social activities like drinks and parties, but also company visits, workshops, symposia, career events and an annual study trip. Yearly, about 300 to 400 first-year students sign up for the Communication Science program. Mercurius consists of +/- 900 members. These are bachelor students, master students and alumni.
Mercurius had its own magazine ‘Medium Magazine’ between 1987 until 2017, which was focussed on topics related to Communication Science. In 2017, the last edition of Medium Magazine was published, after which Medium switched to Medium Online. Medium Online is an online blog with articles that relate to the field of Communication Science. Weekly, new articles are published. In addition, since 2016 Medium is also active on Youtube at the channel of MediumTV. The team of MediumTV regularly produces videos about topics related to communication, marketing, opinion and more. There is also a Podcast that covers a wide range of subjects.
Become a member
Being a member of Mercurius has many advantages. First of all, you get a substantial discount on textbooks! You can find more information about the book sale on this page. In addition, our member may take part in all our activities. We keep our members informed of all study related issues, like summaries, internships and jobs. Also, you get various discounts for events, parties and drinks in return. If you are interested in becoming a member, you can click here to sign up.