Stories from our network

Here you will find a collection of news highlights from across the Mundus Journalism network. Many of the stories below can also be found at respective points across the website. 

Read the latest student, staff and alumni news and interviews:

From left to right: Carlotta Roch (Germany), Cristina Gironès Martín (Spain), Maja Markus (Hungary)

2021.08.03 | Students

“There is no day like the other” – three first-year Mundus students share their internship experiences in the second semester

Instead of taking an elective course in Aarhus, Carlotta, Cristina and Maja decided to do an internship during their second semester. Let's hear their thoughts, insights and take-aways from their time at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Reporters Without Borders and the European Federation of Journalists.

2021.06.25 | Alumni

Pursuing a PhD after the Mundus Programme: Azade Kakavand on her experience at University of Vienna

Mundus Journalism not only prepare students for landing jobs in journalism and communication, but it also provide them with the skills to start a career as social sciences researchers. In order to dive in the life of a Phd student, we interviewed Azade Kakavand and asked her how the Mundus Journalism Programme helped her choose this path.

Kaori Kohyama, future Mundus Student from Japan, holding her award from the Foreign Correspondent Club of Japan (FCCJ).

2021.05.25 | Future students

Kaori Kohyama on winning an award from the Foreign Correspondent Club of Japan (FCCJ)

Kaori Kohyama, a young journalist and Mundus student to-be from Japan, shares with us her excitment in winning a pen award thanks to her investigation on the religious cult group’s solicitation during the pandemic in Japan.

2021.05.06 | Alumni

Isabela Martel on the Deutsche Welle Traineeship Programme and looking for opportunities

As the years go by, the Mundus Journalism Alumni network grows and strenghtens across the world - today we catch up with Hamburg alumna Isabela Martel (2018-2020) as she has started her new journey as a DW trainee in Bonn.

2021.03.12 | Future students, Staff

Combining academic knowledge with hands-on journalistic experience: discussing new approaches with Jesper Gaarskjær

Almost at the end of the first year of Mundus 2.0, we talked to Jesper Gaarskjær, journalist and lecturer at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, about how the curriculum combines the two foci of academic research and journalistic training. One good example: the course "Public Opinion and the Media"!

2021.01.30 | Staff

Prof. Irene Neverla on Media and Democracy in the World and her course at University of Hamburg

Professor Dr. Irene Neverla talks about challenges to the media in different democracies, her research on the subject and the course MeCoDEM that she is teaching to the last Hamburg cohort of Mundusians. University of Hamburg is still part of our second semester alternative - this year UHH will receive 2 Mundus students!

2021.01.04 | News

Mundusian guide to living, studying and working in London

In this guide, we cover topics like where to eat, shop and socialise in London. We also provide helpful information about housing, working, living costs, visa, banks and health insurance.

2020.12.28 | News

A Mundusian Guide to Living and Working in Prague

In this guide, we cover topics like where to eat, shop and socialise in Prague. We also provide helpful information about working, living costs, visa and health insurance.

Filip Láb is the Erasmus Mundus Journalism coordinator at Charles University

2020.12.21 | Future students

Filip Láb on Charles University's new specialisation 'Totalitarianism and Transition'

Charles University, Prague joined the Mundus Consortium in 2020, so last year was the first time that applicants could apply to study in Prague for their second year! Our first batch of students will hit the "Totalitarianism and Transistion" specialisation next year, but in the meantime we sat down with Filip Láb - the Erasmus Mundus Journalism…

Picture taken by Galia Guajardo ('19-'21 cohort)

2020.12.12 | News, Alumni, Student Showcase

A Mundusian Guide to living, studying and working in Amsterdam

In this guide, we cover topics like where to eat, shop and socialise in Amsterdam. We also provide helpful information about housing, working, living costs, visa, banks and health insurance.

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