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Our five-day Summer School, aimed at practising journalists worldwide, is designed to help you better understand the challenges you face in an ever-changing media landscape, and to help you take your career and your work to the next level.

What's unique about the programme

You will take part in seminars on misinformation, revenue models and new technology, as well as discussions about ethics, free speech, democracy and economics and finance. You will also have the opportunity to examine the institute's landmark Digital News Report, which studies patterns of news consumption in 38 markets. You will also attend dinners, networking evenings and cultural talks, aimed at creating a global conversation between journalists from a range of countries.

Our next dates

The Summer School takes place in one week this year.

  • From Monday 7 to Friday 11 September.
How much it costs

The cost of the programme is £1,100 without accommodation. We can offer accommodation for five nights in a University of Oxford college room for £450. Lunch and refreshments are provided to all participants throughout the course. Some evening dinners are also included. Travel expenses are not included. Organisations and foundations are welcome to sponsor individuals who they feel will benefit from this programme.

How to apply

For more information and to apply, send an email to Philippa Garson, Fellowship and Events Officer: philippa.garson(at) Put 'Summer School' in the subject of your email.

In your email you should attach:

  • a CV/resume.
  • a cover letter.
  • one piece of work you are most proud of (and a short explanation of why you chose it).
  • and whether you are applying for a place with or without accommodation.

Application deadlines:

  • Monday 22 June (midnight). Payment deadline for those accepted on the programme: Monday 20 July.