A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10540-AL

Investigative Journalism

Albania
Europe and Eurasia

Tabs

Award Details
Grant Activity

Lecture at the undergraduate or graduate level share teaching techniques with journalism faculty members, and consult to help improve courses on investigative journalism. The Scholar will also offer his/her expertise to the Investigative Journalism Lab administered with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
4-5 months
Grant Dates

October 2020 to February 2021

Locations

Department of Journalism, Tirana University

Tirana University is the oldest and biggest public higher education institution in Albania. The university’s leadership is working to improve the quality of basic applied and academic research, using contemporary teaching approaches.

All six faculties (schools): Faculty of Economy, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of History and Philology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Law School, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences offer undergraduate and graduate studies in their respective majors. All study programs are organized according to the Bologna System 3+2 (three years for undergraduate and two for the graduate program with 60 credits per academic year).

Enhancing the University’s international profile is a key institutional strategic goal to increase university linkages, student and faculty mobility, and to expand professional knowledge and cultural awareness.

For additional information, contact Mr. Mark Marku, Head of the Journalism Department, markmarku@hotmail.com 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Journalism
Specializations

Applications are sought in the appropriate specialization, including Investigative Journalism.

Special Features

The host institution will help the Scholar to identify and secure acceptable housing. Post reviews all housing available options to assure they meet required standards.

Number of Grants
1
Activity
Professional Project
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Selection Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

Related Awards

10544-AL
Albania

Lecture at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, prepare syllabi, share teaching techniques with social studies and social work professors, and consult to help improve courses on gender studies.

The scholar is expected to help students understand how gender structures affect social...

10117-AL
Albania

Teach courses at the undergraduate or graduate level or both in area of specialization. Conduct research in area of specialization.