Global Journalism Scholarships, Sweden 

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Global Journalism Scholarships - Sweden: There are a limited number of full Global Journalism Scholarships on offer from the Swedish Development Agency and the Swedish Institute for needy and deserving students.

The scholarships are for study at Örebro University. These cover travel, accommodation, insurance and other living expenses during the time spent in Sweden.

The master in Global Journalism is a two-year programme for journalists wanting to further their journalistic knowledge and skills focusing on international news reporting.

The programme has a global focus and brings together professional journalists from Africa, Asia, North and South America, and North and Eastern Europe.

The programme is offered in cooperation with journalism educations in Denmark, Finland, and Norway, and parts of the programme are given at universities in these countries. The language of instruction is English.

Scholarship Application Requirements

  • The applicant must have a completed Bachelor degree, comparable to a Swedish Bachelor degree, from an institution of higher education of three years or more. The Bachelor degree must be in a social science or a humanities subject.
  • The applicant must also have at least two years of professional journalistic experience.
  • The applicant must have knowledge in English.

    Degree awarded:

    A Swedish "Magisterexamen med inriktning mot global journalistik", translated in to English as Degree of Master of Global Journalism.

    Application deadline; February 1.

    For information about the programme, please contact global.journalism [at] and for information about the application and the scholarships please contact freemover [at]

    For more information please view; Global Journalism Scholarships - Sweden Website

    Also see: Masters Scholarships for Personnel in Developing Countries

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