The application period runs from 5 April until 12 July, 17:00 CET.
The application criteria are: EU or neighbouring country citizenship, age 18 to 30 years and to demonstrate a real interest in journalism through studies and/or work experience. Applications from former participants are not accepted.
These are EU candidate countries (Albania, Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey), potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo), ENI countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Syria and Tunisia, as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland).
No. Only applicants with up to 2 years since graduation (calculated until the moment of the closing of the application period) are eligible.
No. Only journalists with up to 2 years of experience (calculated until the moment of the closing of the application period) are eligible.
You must send a short article (2500 to 6250 characters) or a short video reportage (2 – 3 minutes) depicting a project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (including Interreg) or Cohesion Fund. Your work should cover the theme of the current edition of the programme.
The Commission covers travel and accommodation. Most meals are also provided during the programme in October.
You should come to Brussels from 10 to 15 October.