• Source: Scopus
  • Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Dr. Yazan Badran is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Communication Studies (SCOM) and an FWO Junior Postdoctoral Fellow at the Echo and imec-SMIT research centers at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. He was a PhD fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and obtained a PhD in Media and Communication Studies (VUB, 2021). He currently teaches on topics including the political economy of journalism, and media, culture and globalisation theories, mainly in the MSc. in Journalism and Media in Europe.

He has been a visiting scholar at different institutions including Kadir Has University (Istanbul, Turkey), and Centre d'Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMATTunis, Tunisia). His research focuses on the nascent media spheres in the Arab World that emerged following the 2011 uprisings. He has a MSc in Communication Studies from the VUB (2015), and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan (2013), and a Japanese language certificate from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (2007).

Education/Academic qualification

Media and Communication Studies, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Award Date: 23 Sep 2021

Communication Studies, MSc., Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Award Date: 12 Sep 2015

Computer Science, BEng., Nagoya Institute of Technology

Award Date: 21 Mar 2013

Japanese language, Certificate, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Award Date: 31 Mar 2007

External positions

Member of the Ethics Committee, European Communication Research and Education Association

12 Jun 2023 → …

Member of the Advisory Board - Editorial Coordination, Journal of Global Diaspora and Media

17 Feb 2023 → …


  • free keyword
  • Middle East
  • Syria
  • Journalism
  • Satire
  • Emerging Media
  • Voice


Dive into the research topics where Yazan Badran is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or