These organizations below offer opportunities for American journalists to work and/or
study in Germany.
American Council on Germany
The American Council on Germany offers two distinct fellowships for promising American journalists
to conduct interviews and research in Germany while pursuing stories of their own design: The Mc-
Cloy Fellowships in Journalism and the ACG Journalism Fellowships for the Study of German Politics
and Society. Print, broadcast, and new media journalists who are US citizens and who are based in
the United States are eligible to apply.
German Language Skills: While fellows may find knowledge of the German language helpful, it is not
a prerequisite for the program.
Arthur F. Burns Fellowship
The Arthur F. Burns Fellowship sends ten young American journalists to Germany each year where
they work for papers or broadcasters for two months. Up to 50 percent of the work time may be devoted
to work for the home outlet. Correspondingly, ten German journalists also come to the United
States as fellows.
German language skills: No requirement, but helpful. The organization can help with language
The Fulbright Commission offers two journalism programs. The Beginning Professional Journalism
Program offers five "junior research" awards in Germany for projects lasting up to 10 months. The
Berlin Capital Program is an eight-day seminar program for young American journalists.
German language skills: Good to very good proficiency in German is essential for the Beginning Professional Program; for the Berlin Capital Program it is not required.
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
The Robert Bosch Stiftung Fellowship is an opportunity for young Americans to complete a ninemonth
professional development program in Germany. Fellows are recruited from five fields: Business
Administration, Economics, Journalism/Mass Communications, Law, Political Science, and Public Affairs.
German language skills: German language knowledge is not required at time of application. Intensive
language training will be provided as needed before the start of the program.
For more info, visit: http://www.germany.info/journalistexchange