UCU School of Journalism announces enrollment to the second season of educational project "Friends beyond Zbruch". Students of 3rd, 4th and 5th years of study of all universities and specialties without any exception who reside in the eastern, northern, southern and central regions of Ukraine can participate. They will be able to attend master classes of Ukrainian and foreign media professionals.
Thanks to the support of the Ukrainian Mass Media Development Fund of the U.S. Embassy and MYMEDIA Project, organizers cover the cost of travel to Lviv, provide accommodation and pay daily allowance.
In addition to participating in a master class, guests will be able to get acquainted with the Ukrainian Catholic University, talk to students and professors of the UCU School of Journalism and, of course, enjoy a stay in Lviv.
The project "Friends beyond Zbruch" was launched in August of 2013. More than 90 students from Odessa, Lugansk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhya, Chernigiv and other regions visited the UCU School of Journalism.
Master classes for participants of the project were conducted by Serhiy Dorofeev, Denys Kazanskyi, Kateryna Gorchinska, Tetiana Danylenko, Yasemin Chongar (Turkey), Maria Stepan (Poland), Peter Pomerantsev (UK) and others.
In the second season (2014/15 academic year), we plan to conduct about two dozen master classes. The final schedule of activities till the end of 2014 will be formed in the first half of September.
To participate in the project, journalistic/media education or work experience is not required. Selection of participants invited to each event is done on a competitive basis, in accordance with the motivation and specialization of candidates.
All interested to participate in the program have to send the following items by August 31, 2014:
1) CV or brief information about yourself + complete contact information
2) A short motivation letter (Why are you interested in participating? What exactly would like to receive as a result? What kind of topics, scopes of journalism are you interested in? Which of the Ukrainian and foreign journalists, media professionals would you like to see at our events?)
Address for submission of applications: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can send inquiries to Otar Dovzhenko, Professor of the UCU School of Journalism (facebook.com/otardovzhenko).
Attention! To participate in the project, you need to be or become a user of the social network Facebook since the final selection and communication with the participants of master classes is happening there.
Participants of the First season of "Friends beyond Zbruch" who have not yet completed their training and are students can continue their participation in the project by submitting a short motivation letter and a list of master classes they have attended.