Summer school of journalism

The Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom annually holds the Summer School of Journalism for promising young journalists, bloggers and researchers. This year the School will be held at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany.

The Summer School is a fully-funded program for participants who get enrolled through a highly competitive selection process. The application period usually starts in early March. We encourage young journalists, bloggers and researchers from around the world to apply. All applicants must be fluent in Russian.

The maximum number of participants is 30.  

If you have any further questions,
email us at  [email protected]


February, 27– April, 21

The School’s curriculum includes

Lectures and master-classes led by prominent Russian and European journalists, media managers, human rights activists and researchers

Workshops on fact checking and OSINT

Training sessions on journalistic formats and content distribution

Creative writing and storytelling

AI tools in media