Summer 2010 Internship Program in Berlin for student journalists
DAAD and the renowned Freie Universität Berlin (named in 2007 as one of the nine "universities of excellence" in Germany) have developed this unique new program to provide outstanding young journalism students - who may themselves come to have a significant influence on international opinion-shaping - with an opportunity to immerse themselves in the society, culture, values, and political attitudes in Germany.
Internship application deadline is January 31, 2010.
In order to gain a deeper understanding of the opposing perspectives and positions at play in contemporary geopolitics, it is crucial to place strong emphasis on intercultural exchange and the transmission of cultural values.
During this time of transition and change in transatlantic relations and the German-American relationship, this program will expose American students with a particular interest in Germany to the changing global political circumstances on location in Germany. It is the program's distinct aim to communicate well-funded knowledge and new perspectives about Germany and the European Union in order to contribute to mutual understanding and respect and to deepen German-American relations.