Hands-on Experience for Journalists - Journalism and Public Policy in Prague Program, 16 - 22 July 2017, Czech Republic, 2017

Publish Date: May 23, 2017

Deadline: May 25, 2017

Event Dates: from Jul 16, 2017 12:00 to Jul 22, 2017 12:00

About the program

Are you a professional or student journalist looking to boost your career and expand your horizons? Do you want to discuss complex contemporary issues in a diverse academic setting? Are you eager to visit Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the European Journalism Institute (EJI) is the program for you.

EJI provides a rigorous academic experience, fosters dialogues that cross borders and creates a global network of responsible future leaders.

EJI brings together journalism students and working journalists from a variety of professional backgrounds in Prague, Czech Republic. Participants from North America, Europe and Central Asia will explore fundamental issues related to journalism ethics, religious reporting, conflict reporting and business reporting. The diverse nationalities, religions and ethnicities represented at EJI gives participants the chance to interact, learn and share their experiences in ways that will benefit their educational and professional development.



Your participation also includes these exclusive benefits designed to make your summer in Prague an experience to remember:

  • Housing in furnished dormitories
  • At least two meals per day (usually breakfast and lunch; some group dinners are also planned)
  • Roommate matching with participants from different countries
  • A Prague Metro Pass for your stay with us at EJI
  • Comprehensive orientation upon your arrival
  • Dedicated program staff members who are available to communicate with you about any issues related to funding, visas and other general questions in the months leading up to the program
  • Continued staff support while you are in Prague to ensure that you have the best possible experience
  • Upon successful completion of the program, join an active network of more than 16,000 alumni worldwide


Applicants should submit the following documents through our online application survey:

  • A statement of purpose detailing your reasoning for applying to EJI and your goals you want to achieve by attending the institute;
  • A submitted or published article or project you believe is your best work;
  • Your updated Resume or CV;
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor, adviser, dean or supervisor (we prefer someone who knows you in an academic or professional capacity). You may either submit the recommendation through the online survey or ask your recommender to email their letter to Mr. Matthew Kwasiborski, director of European Institutes at TFAS: mkwasiborski@TFAS.org.

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