BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2011, Croatia

Deadline: 25 July 2011
Open to: mid-career journalists, young journalists from South Eastern Europe
Fees and Scholarships: 890EUR, full scholarships will be available to exceptional candidates
Venue: 21 – 27 August 2011, Opatija, Croatia

This year’s BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting features an excellent line-up of journalists and trainers. They will converge to cover various aspects and techniques of investigative reporting with practical knowledge, examples and case studies from their fields of expertise.

The week-long training programme is designed to provide participants with lectures and sessions centred around practical examples and case studies, while maintaining an interactive and discussion-oriented approach and environment.


This Summer School is open to:
– Mid-career journalists, young journalists interested in finding out more about investigative reporting techniques
– Editors interested in encouraging investigative reporting in their media outlets
– Representatives of higher education establishments, interested in incorporating investigative journalism into their curriculum
– International correspondents
– Representatives of organizations involved in the fight against organized crime and corruption


To apply, please complete the on-line application form, and attach:
– Letter of motivation
– CV
– Sample of your work (if you want to apply for a scholarship)

Fees and Scholarchips

The course fee of 890 euros is all-inclusive, covering tuition, room and all meals. Applications received by 15 June 2011 will be eligible for a reduction of €100 in the course fee.

A limited number of full scholarships will be available to exceptional candidates. These will be awarded on a merit and need basis and may additionally cover travel costs up to €100.


Tel: +381 11 6 5555 99
E-mail: [email protected]

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