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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

For 2016: February 01, 2016

August 01, 2016 - October 29, 2016

German journalists

For 2016: September 20, 2015

April 01, 2016 - June 29, 2016

 

Selection Interviews:
- The German fellows in 2016 are to be announced online soon. For more information please check Fellows
The application deadline for Chinese follows is February 01, 2016.

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 three 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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