Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Investigative Journalism

Europe and Eurasia


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.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2020.

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


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
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

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.

Application Deadline
Professional Project
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Selection Officer

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