Solidarity Academy for Journalists from Visegrad States

Deadline: 22 November 2015
Open to: journalists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia aged 20-30
Venue: 21-27 February 2016, Gdansk, Poland


The European Solidarity Centre as well as co-organizers and partners – The Jan Nowak-Jezioranski College in Wroclaw (Poland), Common Europe Foundation (Poland), The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (Czech Republic), Ad hoc (Slovakia) and József Attila Circle Literary Assocation (Hungary) – of the Solidarity Academy 2016  are pleased to invite young journalists from the Visegrad states (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) to the twelfth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdansk between 21-27 February 2016. Solidarity Academy is an international project, aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites of Europe. At the workshops and lectures held during the Solidarity Academy, 16 young journalists will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and learn skills helpful for the work of as an ambitious journalist, commentator and analysts interested in such issues as geopolitics or liberation movements on both global and the European scale. The working language of the Solidarity Academy is English.


The Solidarity Academy team is looking for 16 active, aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia who are willing to improve their editorial and journalism-related skills.


Organizers cover the costs of travel (up to 400 zł/EUR 100) and the participants’ stay in Gdansk.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 22 November 2015. To apply please fill out the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.

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