Solidarity Academy 2016: Call for applications

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The European Solidarity Centre as well as co-organizers and partners - The Jan Nowak-Jezioranski College in Wroclaw (Poland), Common Europe Foundation (Poland), The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (Czech Republic), Ad hoc (Slovakia) and József Attila Circle Literary Assocation (Hungary) - of the Solidarity Academy 2016  are pleased to invite young journalists from the Visegrad states (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) to the twelfth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdansk between 21st-27th February 2016. Solidarity Academy is an international project, aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites of Europe. At the workshops and lectures held during the Solidarity Academy, 16 young journalists will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and learn skills helpful for the work of as an ambitious journalist, commentator and analysts interested in such issues as geopolitics or liberation movements on both global and the European scale.



The Solidarity Academy team is looking for 16 active, aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia who are willing to improve their editorial and journalism-related skills.




Organizers cover the costs of travel (up to 400 zł/100 €) and the participants’ stay in Gdansk.




The agenda of this year’s Solidarity Academy is enclosed. The application form is available here:


Please note that all applications must be received by 22nd of November 2016.



The working language of the Solidarity Academy is English.


Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the organizational team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


We also invite you watch the video about the previous edition of the Solidarity Academy.


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We are looking forward to meeting you in Gdansk!


Project is co-financed by the International Visegrad Fund.

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