CLOSED: Open call for journalists: Energy Community Summer School - Energy Journalism 2023

Ready to start your career in energy journalism or gain more knowledge in the field?

Apply for the EC Summer School Energy Journalism Program 2023 today!

Energy Community Summer School[1] is a program initiated by the Energy Community Secretariat in 2015 to promote the development of participants' competencies in energy-related topics. Summer School has a dedicated, multi-disciplinary program and provides a platform to exchange and contribute to shaping the future of all energy sectors. It targets highly motivated postgraduate students (masters or Ph.D.), researchers from all energy-related disciplines, and young professionals. Energy Community Secretariat and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe are partnering for the third year in 2023 to provide a unique addition to the Summer School program, focusing on energy journalism.

FES SOE recognizes the challenges for energy transition across the region and is devoted to advancing a socio-ecological transformation. We have committed to several activities that will aid this holistic approach to the energy transition, one of them being the promotion of energy the energy transition and creating positive narratives that build social acceptance for the transition; we continue our support to the training of energy journalists in the region.

We invite all journalists up to the age of thirty-five (35) from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Turkey to apply for the third generation of Energy Summer School 2023 - Energy Journalism Program, which will take place in Belgrade from 19th to 26th of August 2023. Experience in energy journalism is not a must, but we do count on avid interest in the topics that energy journalism covers and willingness to learn more. Apart from the lectures given to all Summer School participants, the energy journalism training within this year's program will cover a full-day specialized training for the selected journalists. All accommodation and travel costs will be covered for participants selected through this open call. 

To apply, please submit the following:

  • The latest version of your CV;
  • Motivational letter (1-page maximum length)

 All applications should be submitted no later than Friday, March 31st, 2023, to the e-mail address selma.sehovic(at)fes-soe.organd info(at)fes-soe.org.

[1] Applications for the Energy Community Summer School differ from the applications to the Energy journalism program implemented in cooperation with FESSOE. For information on the applications, please take a look at Energy Community Secretariat's website.

Download the open call here. 

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