Call for ITM's 6th Journalist-in-Residence programme is open

The Journalist-in-Residence Programme of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp is now in its sixth edition. ITM’s Journalist-in-Residence 2019 gets the opportunity to deepen his/her understanding of topical issues in tropical medicine and global health during a stay of a few weeks in Antwerp.

Apply before 24 June 2019

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Affiliation with media organisation(s)
(If freelance, please list some of the media organisations for which you have recently completed assignments.)
Type of media
Describe whether it is an article, a series of articles, a documentary, a podcast (online or radio). Please specify in what medium you intend to publish. It is not necessary to have a contract or accepted story proposal at this time.
Describe the topic(s) you would like to cover during your stay at ITM.
Project summary
Describe in 300 words your project and plan of action.
Proposed timetable
Include your preferred dates for residency at ITM (start date, month in 2019). A stay which includes 9-10 October, when ITM organises its 60th scientific colloquium, is preferred.
Professional references
List two references, along with an e-mail address or phone number where we can contact them.
Examples of recent work
Copy or provide web links to three articles or assignments you have completed in the last two years, or to older work if you feel it is more pertinent.
How did you hear about this programme?
Professional experience
Please past your current resume or curriculum vitae in the below field, or alternatively send it to If you have completed other fellowship programmes or if you have won any awards for your journalism, please list them.