Call for Applications: Research in Germany Press Tour on Seas and Oceans

Deadline: 31 May 2017

You are an international science journalist and interested in ocean research? Apply now for the “Research in Germany” press tour on Seas and Oceans!

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites 15 international science journalists on a press tour to Germany on marine research from 22 to 27 October 2017.

 Areas of Interest

The focus of the tour will be on three fields of action:

  • Oceans as a source of raw materials and energy
  • Oceans as “weather kitchen” and climate machine
  • Oceans as a source of food and treasure trove

Program Benefits

Included in the press tour (expenses covered by the DAAD):

  • organization of the tour
  • accompaniment throughout the tour by DAAD staff and a tour guide
  • travel expenses from and back to the journalists’ country of origin (Economy Class, 2nd Class (train)) according to the Federal Travel Expenses Law
  • accommodation and subsistence expenses for the duration of the tour (as outlined in the final programme)
  • transfers within Germany during the tour (as outlined in the final programme)
  • health insurance coverage (for the duration of the tour)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Journalists specialized in the coverage of science, technology, the environment or research policy are welcome to apply. Former participants of press tours organized by the DAAD may apply again.
  • Established journalists with at least three full years of professional experience working/freelancing for general or popular science media
  • Currently working as journalist or freelance for print, online, or broadcast media outlets (unfortunately, TV journalists cannot take part due to logistical limitations)
  • Excellent contacts with media in your home country
  • Specialized in environment, ecology, energy, sustainability or other science and technology issues
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Commitment to fully participate in the programme (22 to 27 October 2017)

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit applications online via given website.

For more information, please visit Press Tour on Seas and Oceans.

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