Meet Berlin Science Week

By Viola Egikova

EUSJA has confirmed for its members study trip to Berlin Science Week with the participation of the Falling Walls Conference. We are offering a fellowship for 10 journalists to visit Berlin from 6 to 10 November 2018. Science journalists are invited to attend events of the third Berlin Science Week and the programme of the Falling Walls Conference (Falling Walls Lab, Venture, Welcome Reception on 8 November and Conference on 9 November), to connect with Berlin based and international scientific institutions and to meet with colleagues from all over the world. The programme also includes a guided tour to selected scientific institutions in Berlin and participation in the Berlin Science Award ceremony on 7 November, hosted by the Governing Mayor of Berlin. More detailed programme will follow.

The fellowship consists of four nights in a hotel which is already reserved (breakfast included), free participation to FWC, free meals during the Falling Walls programme will be provided as well. Journalists have to take care of their travel expenses.

Applications are expected via national associations (name, association, media affiliation, e-mail, mobile, short CV) and should be sent to Motivation letter is appreciated. The deadline is 25 August. The acceptance letters will be sent out after the deadline.

Photos from the previous FWC

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About Jens Degett

President of EUSJA, and also working on a science media platform called ScienceStoriesDK See website: Former chair of the Danish Science Journalists, former director of Communication and Information at ESF and one of the founding fathers of WFSJ and ESOF. Worked 30+ years in printed and electronic media, but also as communication officer in large international organisations. Here is an article about my early career: