2015 Solidarity Academy Workshop for Young Journalists and Writers, Poland (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline:  June 7th 2015

The European Solidarity Centre, New Eastern Europe, Eastbook.eu and the Marshal of Pomeranian Voivodeship are organizing the 11th edition of the Solidarity Academy, an international educational project aimed at maintaining and developing the tradition of the Solidarity Movement.

This year it will be held from 6th to 13th September 2015 in Gdańsk,Poland gathering 16 young journalists who will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and learn new skills.

The aim of this year’s Solidarity Academy is to raise awareness among young journalists about aspects of multiculturalism and solidarity with nations fighting for freedom as well as integrating  young contributors to New Eastern Europe and Eastbook.eu. The Solidarity Academy will help to create a space for journalists from different backgrounds to meet, share and exchange experiences and initiatives.

Workshops will be both theoretical and practical. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in shared activities but they will be also divided into comfy groups and smaller teams during the journalistic task in Kaliningrad.

The result of the journalistic workshops will be the final publication and the debate/panel discussion in Kaliningrad – fully prepared by the participants with the support of experts. The working language of the Solidarity Academy is English. One of the main goals of the project is to create a programme of Solidarity Academy Graduates which will allow the participants to maintain contact and engage together in other projects.

Eligibility Requirements

The Solidarity Academy is open to international young journalists and writers.


  • The organizers will cover the costs of travel (up to 400 zł/100 €) and
  • The participants’ stay in Gdańsk and all costs connected with the trip to Kaliningrad (including costs of visa).

E-Mail: [email protected]

Apply Now for the 2015 Solidarity Academy for Journalists and Writers

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Solidarity Academy


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