Support for exiled journalists

We support exiled media professionals in Germany, irrespective of their origin. The following offers are available for journalists who experienced repression and persecution in their home countries.

  • Professional development – fellowships:
    We support 2-3-month internships in media outlets in Germany. The financial assistance for these internships will be adjusted to suit the individual situation.
  • Professional development – training:
    We organise and facilitate journalistic training and workshops, according to prior knowledge and interests.
  • Professional development – language:
    We facilitate and finance language courses that contribute to the journalists’ professional development.
  • Legal support:
    We finance legal consultations for asylum-seeking procedures.
  • Psychological support:
    We support the search for appropriate psychological support and cover the cost of therapy.

Application

  • Description of current situation and needed support;
  • CV;
  • evidence of journalistic work;
  • contact details of two reference persons.

Please note: This project is financed through public means. Therefore, we will not be able to financially support all requests received.

Preliminary project end: 31 March 2021

Support

Get in contact

Signal: +49 176 43839637

Email: helpdesk@ecpmf.eu

If you are a journalist searching for help through one of ECPMF’s support programmes, you can get in contact with us.

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