DW Akademie is Germany's leading organization for international media development. We support the development of free and transparent media, quality journalism, and also offer programs to boost media skills.
As Deutsche Welle's international center for media development, media consulting and journalism training, DW Akademie offers its partners and clients around the world a broad range of training and consulting projects.
At a Glance
Training for journalists, technicians, managers, and instructors in radio, television and the Internet. Experienced instructors train media specialists from developing and transition countries, and provide consulting services to managers from foreign broadcasters.
International Media Studies
An interdisciplinary, bilingual and internationally-oriented Master's Program. The curriculum combines the disciplines of media and development, journalism, communication science, and media management.
Customized courses for specialist and management staff from the worlds
of business, science, politics, administration and non-governmental organizations. The courses prepare participants for public appearances at home or abroad and convey practical, inter-cultural knowledge and country-specific information.
Cross-media international training for young journalists. In addition to the classic traineeship for native German-speakers, Deutsche Welle also offers an international traineeship, conceived specifically for young journalists from regions to which it broadcasts.
An internship offers young journalists the chance to gather valuable experience. In principle, internships with Deutsche Welle are possible in all departments in which journalistic work is carried out: online, television, radio, DW Akademie and the communications department. Our ideals
DW Akademie is based in Bonn and Berlin: