The European Journalism Institute (EJI) offers an opportunity for student and professional journalists to learn about journalism and public policy issues with hands-on experience in Prague, Czech Republic.
Visa Deadline: April 7
Final Deadline: April 20
2020 Program Dates: July 5 – July 12
About the Program
Are you a journalist looking to boost your career and expand your international network? 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 is a week-long academic experience located in the heart of Europe for early- to mid-career journalists and journalism students. Participants from around the world will explore fundamental issues related to journalism ethics, religious reporting, conflict reporting and business reporting through lectures, discussions and projects. The diverse nationalities, religions and ethnicities represented at EJI give participants the chance to interact, learn and share their experiences in ways that will benefit their educational and professional development.
EJI is held at Anglo-American University, the oldest private university in the Czech Republic offering bachelor of arts and master of arts programs with Czech and American accreditation to students from more than 80 countries. Our comprehensive package includes housing, at least two meals per day, 1.5 ECTS credits, a variety of notable professors, guest lectures, cultural and social events and opportunities for professional development and networking.
Participants who complete EJI will graduate into a global network of 42,000 TFAS alumni. You can find TFAS alumni living and working in some of the world’s most exciting cities, including Washington D.C., New York, London, Paris, Beirut, Hong Kong, Beijing, Buenos Aires and Santiago, to name just a few. Graduates of our institutes can access this vast alumni network to open doors that lead to life-changing opportunities around the world.
About the Sponsoring Organizations
The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) and The Media Project (TMP) began partnering together in 2017 to revitalize the European Journalism Institute (EJI). EJI 2020 will mark our fourth year in this endeavor.
The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a nonprofit, higher-education organization based in Washington, D.C. TFAS organizes summer and semester programs for students in Washington, D.C. In 1993, TFAS expanded internationally and has organized six international programs, beginning with TFAS Prague in Prague, Czech Republic. TFAS has educated 42,000 students and professionals since it was founded in 1967.
The Media Project (TMP) challenges and equips mainstream journalists, editors, journalism educators and analysts in all facets of media to cover religion as an essential part of public life in all corners of the world. The Media Project is the only network of its kind run by journalists for journalists worldwide.