In October 2017 four teachers of Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta (Indonesia) visited the institute of media and communication science (IfMK) and talked about an intensification of the cooperation. The colleagues were mostly interested in the enhancement of the student exchange on bachelor level. Since 2000 the institute works together with the Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta (UAJY). Several lecturers of UAJY have received their PhD or studied the master’s program at IfMK. Additionally, Professor Löffelholz was visiting professor in Yogyakarta several times and consults the university in questions of the enhancement and advancement of the communication degree programs. On this visit, the delegation from UAJY specifically discussed the plan of opening joint degree program with bachelor in communication program of TU Ilmenau.