Indian journalists can apply now for a new Indian-German fellowship program by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the International Media Center Hamburg. Successful candidates will visit Germany from May to July 2015.
Excellent Indian journalists can apply now for ‘Medienbotschafter India – Germany’. Medienbotschafter means media ambassadors and expresses the program partners’ aim to strengthen international understanding between India and Germany through journalism exchange.
Successful program applicants will travel from May to July 2015 to Germany. The fellowship covers an allowance of 1,350 Euros per month, and all travel expenses associated with the program. The program in a nutshell: Seven Indian fellows complete a ten-week stay in Germany. The stay includes an academic media and area studies course at the International Media Center in Hamburg, an extensive cultural program, a field trip in Germany and a study stay at a German newsroom.
The fellowship is open to journalists from the areas of print, online, radio, and television media who have proof of professional excellence and of interest in German-Indian relations. German language skills are not necessary, but of advantage. There is no age limit.
After completion of the program, fellows have a range of possibilities to further strengthen the relations between German and Indian journalists through an alumni network.
The application deadline for Indian journalists is January 15, 2015.
You can download our Call for Application here.
You can download our program information here.
For more information about the program and the application process please visit www.medienbotschafter.com.