Friday, January 16, 2009

Swedish university offers free M.A. in global journalism

Full scholarships are available to pursue a master's degree in global journalism at Orebro University in Sweden. These scholarships also cover travel, accommodation, insurance and other living expenses during the time spent in Sweden.

"The master in Global Journalism is a two-year programme for journalists wanting to further their journalistic knowledge and skills focusing on international news reporting," the announcement states. "The programme has a global focus and brings together professional journalists from Africa, Asia, North and South America, and North and Eastern Europe. The programme is offered in cooperation with journalism educations in Denmark, Finland, and Norway, and parts of the programme are given at universities in these countries. The language of instruction is English."

Apply online. Deadline is February 1. Applicants must know English, have a bachelor's degree and at least two year's experience as journalist.

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