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Journalist in Residence Programme – Germany

Organisation: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Democracy and good governance
  • Freedom of expression
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: up to €6,000

Deadline: 15/08/2021

  • Eligibility:
    – legal residence in a Member State or candidate country of the Council of Europe (valid passport required)
    –  documented journalistic work and references
    –  documentation describing the immediate threat situation and lack of local support opportunities
    –  appropriate cases of media professionals at risk that have already been fact-checked by its network partners and provide relocation fellowships in Leipzig
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Germany
  • Application languages: English & German

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom’s (ECPMF) launch a Journalists-in-Residence (JiR) Programme to offers temporary shelter for journalists facing harassment and intimidation as a direct result of their work. Journalists get the chance to rest and recuperate in a safe and discreet place, and also to continue their investigative work at their own pace and use their time in Leipzig for networking and finding solidarity. The JiR programme provide safe and discreet place to continue investigating and publishing.

See here to learn more and apply.


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