Czech Republic, Prague

Cross-platform foreign correspondence

when 31 August 2019 - 14 September 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 EC
fee EUR 990

During a two-week simulation, guided by professionals and academics, students will report back to their home countries and to other international outlets on the Czech Republic and Central Europe, in a number of formats and across multiple platforms. Students will practice investigative, socio-culturally sensitive journalism, drawing on lessons and workshops delivered by scholars from Charles University, journalists, and other media professionals. They will have access to traditional and emerging technologies as they acquire hands-on experience in cross-platform journalism. The lecturers and professors will be readily available to answer questions, provide assistance, and consult with students about their projects.

Course leader

Alice Němcová Tejkalová, PhD., dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University.

Target group

Students who are currently enrolled in a university or recently graduated.

Course aim

To get knowledge and skills in foreign correspondence, as well as in reporting in a variety of formats and across multiple platforms, ultimately receiving a new, transformative experience as a cross-platform foreign correspondent.
To challenge students’ media literacy as they learn how not to manipulate as well as how not to be manipulated by their informants.

Fee info

EUR 990: The price includes:

Tuition (all lectures, workshops, excursions, guests).
Cultural and social events (as mentioned in the Program).
Reading materials (an on-line version will be at your disposal after enrolling).
Housing at the Hall of Residence in the centre of Prague.
2 meals per day (breakfast and lunch).
Advice and help of our team during your stay in Prague.