Highlights of the Journalism, Multimedia, and World Politics/ TV Journalism Programs
- Earn 15 undergraduate credits in International Newsgathering, Reporting the EU, Risk Reporting, and Stereotypes in Journalism (Journalism, Multimedia, and World Politics).
- Earn 15 undergraduate/ 6 graduate credits (The number of transferrable credits may vary depending on department approval of course equivalency) in Danish culture, TV tools, and TV- aesthetics, Current affairs storytelling TV, and TV Journalism.
- Produce your own multimedia stories while traveling in Europe.
- Visit EU institutions: The EU Parliament, The European Commission…
- Master editing and technical skills needed for TV and multimedia production.
- Make new friends and build life-long contacts from all over the world.
- Meet world leaders, EU Commissioners, Members of European Parliament, and foreign journalists.
AUB students in Denmark 2012
Who May Apply and How?
AUB students, graduates and undergraduates, may apply. Applicants should have basic knowledge or background in media and journalism, completed at least 24 credits at the sophomore level, and maintain a good academic standing.
Students currently enrolled at AUB should follow these steps:
1. AUB students should submit the following documents to the Office of International Programs by the deadline of April 1 for those applying for the Fall Semester and October 1 for those applying for the Spring Semester:
· An non-official transcript.
· A one to two page CV that lists two academic references and their contact information. At least one reference person should be an AUB professor.
· A 300-400 word personal statement addressing only two of the following topics:
(1) What experiences or qualifications do you possess that make this short term program a good match for you?
(2) How will your participation in this program contribute to and enrich the experience for other students in the course?
(3) How does the academic content of this course contribute to your overall academic, personal and professional developments? Please make sure to learn about the School in order to write an informed personal statement.
2. Scholarship Opportunity:
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers a scholarship for up to four AUB students each semester. The scholarship covers the course fees and includes a stipend that covers travel and living expenses for the five month period. Priority to be given to students with prior media studies experience or course work. For those interested in possible financial assistance, please write a 250-word (max) paragraph explaining why you need financial aid, and why studying media and journalism will be beneficial to your future career goals.
Important Notice: Students are still required to pay tuition fees at AUB during the study abroad semester whether granted a scholarship or not.
3. About 2 weeks after the application deadline, applicants will know if they were accepted to the program or not.
4. Accepted students will receive an email from the Office of International Programs to discuss the next steps that should be taken.
5. Since it takes around two months to get a visa to Denmark, accepted students are highly advised to begin the visa application process as soon as possible.
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