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Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship in Journalism and Media within Globalization

Krisna Murti - Jumat, 9 September 2005, 13:16:48
Journalism is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Developments in technology, politics and society are increasingly putting the media industries and the profession of journalism at the centre of people's attempt to make sense of what is happening in the world around them. The Erasmus Mundus Masters degree explores the practice and performance of journalism and the media in the context of a new environment brought about by globalization, modernization, commercialisation and professional developments. The scheme offers a unique educational experience. You will study in three European countries. You will be able to specialize in one of three distinct areas of journalism: war and conflict, business and finance and citizenship. You will be part of a group of 40 students selected from a pool of candidates from around the world. You will be part of a network of classmates that draws on a variety of experience and knowledge and meet the global ambitions of the degree. The Erasmus Mundus program in Journalism and Media seeks to produce alumni who will shape the future of global journalism. Stipends Non-Eu candidates: Excellent students from Non-EU-Countries are supported in their application for an individual Erasmus Mundus stipend by the European Commission. For this kind of stipends only participants of Erasmus Mundus Masters programmes can apply. This programme is expected to be granted a pool of 26 stipends with 13 stipends for excellent candidates from Non-EU countries in general, and 13 stipends for Asian students. These 13 asian windows stipends are: 5 stipends for candidates from India; 2 stipends for candidates from China, 1 stipend for a candidate from Malaysia, 1 stipend for a candidate from Thailand, and 4 stipends for candidates from other Asian countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka or Vietnam. Each stipend is 42,000 euro for the whole study programme. Please indicate in the application form whether you would like to apply for an Erasmus Mundus stipend. The Board of Studies for this Erasmus Mundus Masters makes a prioritized list and organises the application to the European Commission who decides on the grants. Scholarships The EU Commission grants scholarships to non-EU scholars, to carry out teaching and research assignments and scholarly work in the institutions participating in this Erasmus Mundus Masters course. There are three scholarships for non-EU candidates in general and one extra grant for a Chinese scholar. The grant agreement for scholarships breaks down as follows: 3 month x 4,000 euro plus 1,000 euro as a fixed amount. If the period is more than three month no more than 13,000 euro will be paid. Application: For application for a scholarship, please send a letter of motivation, a CV and give a short statement about research area, and which partner institutions you would like to visit during you stay in Europe. The lengh of a scholarship is normally 3 months, but can be more or less. Please indicate period. To be sent before 29 March 2006 to The Danish School of Journalism Olof Palmes allé 11 DK-8200 Aarhus N Dealine: 29 March 2006 For further information, please visit