Advocacy, Communication, Free Expression, Governance, Journalism, Media, Public policy, Technology


   Organized by the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at the Central European University (CEU)

Course date

1 July - 5 July, 2019
The extended application deadline has expired. Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Target group

The course is intended for media practitioners (journalists, social media and marketing experts and newsroom managers); activists and advocates who work with media or engage directly with audiences; media researchers who study trust and business models; and policy experts who work on media literacy projects.


To apply for the course, applicants should have a demonstrated interest in engaging in the course that will include elements of theory, skill building and practice.

Applicants must possess sufficient English skills (reading and writing) in order to participate in the course.

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.