Erich-Brost-Institut für internationalen Journalismus

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism
Mailing address: 
Emil-Figge-Str. 50, 44227 Dortmund , Germany
Telephone: 
+49 231 755 6971
Email: 
info@brost.org
Website: 
https://brost.ifj.tu-dortmund.de/en/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Prof. Dr. Susanne Fengler
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Director
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
susanne.fengler@tu-dortmund.de
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Dr. Ines Drefs
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Project Coordinator
Focal point 1 - Email: 
drefs@post.tu-dortmund.de
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Roja Zaitoonie
Focal point 2 - Title: 
Research Assistant
Focal point 2 - Email: 
roja.zaitoonie@rub.de
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Tina Bettels
Focal point 3 - Title: 
researcher and project manager
Focal point 3 - Email: 
tina.bettels@tu-dortmund.de
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism is an independent research institution, which is affiliated to the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany. It focusses on three areas: 1. Research: The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism initiates comparative research projects and publications dealing with international journalism cultures and media systems, innovations in international journalism and intercultural communication processes. 2. Networks: The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism provides a platform for exchanging ideas on international journalism by creating a worldwide network of scientists and practitioners. To keep track on the various perspectives in the field, the institute organizes conferences and presentations, invites visiting professors and participates in international projects. 3. Journalism education: The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism provides journalism students at the Technical University of Dortmund with an international perspective by offering seminars in international media systems and journalism cultures, field trips abroad, and by inviting international guests. Furthermore, the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism is also actively involved in the education of international journalists in developing countries and societies in transformation as a counselor on curriculum development and with research activities.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
1. The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism is continuously providing capacity-building in the higher education system in the field of international journalism (see description of our academic structure described above). 2. The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism carries out activities to improve the human right of freedom of opinion and expression, press freedom and freedom of information inter alia by training students and journalism educators in the field of international journalism and conducting comprehensive research in the field of media accountability. 3. The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism fosters inter-cultural dialogue and understanding inter alia by hosting the post graduate 'School of International and Intercultural Communication' (SIIC) and organizing the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) Teachers’ Conference 2019 to build bridges between journalism educators in Europe and Africa. 4. The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism hosts the post graduate school 'MEDAS 21 – Media Development in the 21st Century', which focusses inter alia on peace and conflict resolution and sustainability in the field of media development. For further Information, please visit our website: https://brost.ifj.tu-dortmund.de/en/
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