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Ijp Call for Applications for the German-northern European Journalists’ Scholarship

Key Information

  • Eligibility:
    • The application is open to any journalist from the Nordic or the Baltic countries aged between 18 and 45, working for any print, radio or TV media (employed or freelancer).
    • The applicant should have some knowledge of the German language, although fluent German is not expected. At least workable knowledge of English is essential.
  • Funding amount: $1000 to $10,000
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Germany and Nordic countries
  • Application languages: English, German

The German non-profit organization IJP – International Journalists’ Programmes – hereby announces its twenty-second bursary in 2021 for journalists from Germany and the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. In 2015 the exchange with the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania was was also included.


IJP is a non-profit organisation offering exchange programmes for early and mid-career journalists between Germany and more than 50 countries. These programmes enable participants to experience their host countries from a correspondent’s perspective. So far, similar programmes have been set up for journalists from Germany and the U.S.A., the U.K., the Netherlands, Turkey, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Southern Africa, the Middle East, Poland and Central-Eastern Europe.


Journalists from all countries, who are granted the German-Northern European Scholarship, gain personal experience and professional insight of the political landscape, the economy, and of the everyday life in the host country.


Find out more and apply here.

Status: Open

Deadline: Ongoing


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