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Journalist Fellowship Summer School, 2019

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

Applications are now open for our second summer school of the year to be held on 2-6 September 2019.

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 countries.

You will also attend dinners, networking evenings and cultural talks, aimed at creating a global conversation between journalists from a range of countries.


  • £1,000 not including accommodation
  • Optional five nights' accommodation in a University of Oxford college room available for £350

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.

Apply (deadline 16 July 2019)

Places are limited and we will review applications as they come in, so apply early. To apply, please send an email clearly marked 'summer school' in the subject line, along with a CV, work samples and a cover letter to Philippa Garson, Events and Fellowship Officer: Please also state clearly whether you are applying for a place with or without accommodation. Application deadline: Tuesday 16 July (midnight).