The goal of Reporters Without Borders Germany is to help journalists protect themselves against harassment and persecution and enable them to continue or resume their journalistic work in their home country. We support journalists through scholarships that give them the opportunity to train and expand their skills, make a fresh start in their career, or simply take some time out from stressful working conditions.
We would like to give two journalists from a country with restricted press freedom the opportunity to take some time out from their stressful environment for six months in Berlin, to work on a new journalistic project.
We would like to give journalists from countries with restricted press freedom the opportunity to recover from their challenging working conditions for six months in Berlin, to further their professional and personal development.
We are in close contact with other organizations and foundations and recommend and refer scholars to various scholarship programs. We regularly refer journalists and media activists to the following programs: