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The program "Medienbotschafter Indien – Deutschland” gives journalists a unique possibility to work and study in India and Germany. The program is open to Indian and German professionals who have several years of working experience and possess very good skills in English. Indian journalists can only apply for a stay in Germany and German journalists can only apply for a stay in India. The program’s selection committee will choose up to eight fellows for each period of stay (upto 16 fellowships per year). Do you want to be one of our next fellows? We are looking forward to your application!


Applicants
Application period 
Period of stay in the exchange country
Indian journalists
October 1, 2018 – November 30, 2018 1st June to 31st August, 2019 in Germany
German journalists
January 15, 2019 – March 31, 2019
15th September to 15th December,2019 in India


Selection Interviews:
- The selection of the Indian fellows for 2019 is likely to take place in India on January 23 and 24, 2019.
- The tentative dates for the selection of the German fellows for 2019 will be announced soon. 

Requirements for Indian applicants:  
- several years of professional experience as a journalist (TV, radio, print, online)
- Very good knowledge of spoken and written English. German language skills would be an advantage.

Requirements for German applicants:
  
- Several years of professional experience as a journalist (TV, radio, print, online)
- Very good knowledge of spoken and written English.

Required documents are:

1. A CV with a current photo
2. A letter of motivation (one A4 page)
3. One detailed investigation/reporting plan (topic, interview partners, schedule etc.) for one of the journalistic projects you would like to realize during your stay (one A4 page). You also need to suggest two further plans that you would like to work on while you are here. Please refer to the FAQ for further explanation. 
4. Three work samples (Text! If you are a radio or TV journalist, please submit short descriptions or reviews of your productions)
5. Complete online application form 

IMPORTANT:
Combine your documents into a single PDF file and please arrange the pages in the order shown above. Complete documents must be submitted to us in electronic format by using the online application form. Incomplete applications and applications with more than one PDF file will not be accepted. Please do not send in audio or video files, CDs or DVDs. The PDF attachment must not exceed a total of 16 MB in size. The upload time can vary depending on the amount and size of the attachment or the applicant’s Internet connection.

How to Apply

The program “Medienbotschafter China – Deutschland” gives journalists a unique possibility to work and study in China and Germany. The program is open to Chinese and German professionals who have several years of working experience and possess very good skills in English. Chinese journalists can only apply for a stay in Germany and German journalists can only apply for a stay in China. The program’s selection committee will choose up to eight fellows for each period of stay (up to 16 fellowships per year). Do you want to be one of our next fellows? We are looking forward to your application!

 

Applicants

Application deadline

Period of stay in the partner country

Chinese journalists

TBA

TBA

German journalists

For 2015: October 15, 2014

April 01 – June 29, 2015 / China

 

Selection Interviews:
- The final selection interviews for Chinese applicants in 2015 will be announced soon.
- The selection of the German fellows in 2015 will take place in Hamburg on November 18/19, 2014.

Requirements for Chinese applicants:
  

- Several years of professional experience as a journalist (TV, radio, print, online)

- Very good knowledge of spoken and written English. German language skills would be an advantage.


Requirements for German applicants:   

- Several years of professional experience as a journalist (TV, radio, print, online)

- Very good knowledge of spoken and written English. Chinese language skills would be an advantage.

 

Required documents are:

1. A CV with a current photo

2. A letter of motivation (one A4 page)

3. An investigation plan (topic, interview partners, schedule etc.) for one of the journalistic projects you would like to realize during your stay (one A4 page)

4. Three work samples (Text! If you are a radio or TV journalist, please submit short descriptions or reviews of your productions)


IMPORTANT:
Combine your documents into a single PDF file and please arrange the pages in the order shown above. Complete documents must be submitted to us in electronic format by using the online application form. Uncomplete applications and applications with more than one PDF file will not be accepted. Please do not send in audio or video files, CDs or DVDs. The PDF attachment must not exceed a total of 16 MB in size. The upload time can vary depending on the amount and size of the attachment or the applicant’s Internet connection.  
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