Berlin Capital Program for JournalistS & Journalism Students – Apply by July 29, 2011

8 Jul

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The Fulbright Commission in Berlin is pleased to announce the Berlin Capital Program 2011 for young American journalists and journalism students – December 4 – 11, 2011

The program has been designed to foster transatlantic relations and to promote professional and academic networks between Germany and the U.S. It offers young U.S. journalists the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the political, economic and cultural environment in Germany/Europe with a special focus on the German media landscape and the role of media in politics and society. The program consists of an intensive series of seminars, presentations, and visits to important German media, and German political and cultural institutions. The program will be conducted in
English.

Applicants must

  • have U.S. citizenship
  • reside in the U.S.
  • not be older than 30 years of age at the time of application
  • be a graduating senior or Masters degree student in the field of journalism or communications at a U.S. university, OR a young professional journalist, currently employed by U.S. media in the U.S., with fewer than 5 years of work experience in the field,
  • demonstrate relevant background and professional interests

A grant provided by the Fulbright Commission covers program costs, round-trip transportation from the U.S. to Germany and back, health insurance coverage during the seminar and a per diem allowance for meals,
lodging, and local travel.

Please feel free to pass this announcement to interested parties. The program description and the Application Form can be found on our website at http://www.fulbright.de/togermany/grants/berlin-capital-program.html

*Applications are welcome until July 29, 2011.

If you have questions, please contact us at: specialprograms@fulbright.de

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