The German-American Fulbright Commission in Berlin is pleased to announce the
Berlin Capital Program 2014
for young American journalists and journalism students
November 16 – 23, 2014
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. This intensive program consists of a series of seminars, presentations, and visits to important German media, and German political and cultural institutions. The program will be conducted in English.
We invite interested young journalists to apply.
– have U.S. citizenship and a valid U.S.-American passport
– permanently reside in the U.S.
– demonstrate relevant background and professional interests
– be 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 OR a Masters student in the field of journalism or communications at a U.S. university OR a graduating senior in the field of journalism or communications at a U.S. university
A grant provided by the Fulbright Commission covers program costs including hotel accommodation, round-trip transportation from the U.S. to Germany and back, local transportation, health insurance coverage during the seminar and a small incidental allowance.
Please feel free to pass this announcement to interested parties. The program description and the application form can be found on our website at www.fulbright.de/togermany/grants/berlin-capital-program/
Applications are welcome until June 16, 2014.
With best regards,
Chief, German and Special Programs
Oranienburger Straße 13-14
10178 Berlin (Mitte)