Join us in May 2019 for an exhilarating and immersive experience of Travel Journalism taught in Munich, Germany!
This course explores a range of techniques that travel journalists use to discover and verify information—the “journalism as science” approach. This course will also explore a range of techniques that travel journalists use to tell stories and engage the reader—the “journalism as art” approach.
Students will live, study, and report in and around the European city of Munich.
During this course, you will:
Learn the craft of travel writing
Come to a greater understanding of the historical significance of many sites around Munich, Germany
Build a multi-media portfolio
Spend your days doing intense reporting and relaxing in nearby bistros, coffee houses, and cafes.
Have the opportunity to travel in nearby European countries
Dates for Summer 2019 have not been determined at this time. For Maymester 2019, students will arrive in Munich Wednesday, May 15, classes will begin on Thursday, May 16 and end on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Students will depart on Wednesday June 5, 2019.
This study abroad course will be concerned with travel journalism that shares three qualities:
An emphasis on cultural awareness
Ambition to provide depth or insight beyond travel guidebook entries
Complexity of theme, material and structure
Students will leave the program feeling better equipped to be journalists across the globe.
This program is open to all students interested in travel writing or journalism. There are no pre-requisites for the course, however a general interest in journalism or writing is preferred.
Apply to Travel Writing in Munich
Applications are now being accepted with rolling admissions.
To apply, click the “Apply now” button, which will direct you to UGA’s Office of International Education’s GoAbroad Portal. That is where all domestic field study and study abroad program applications are housed. If you have any questions about the application process or deadlines, contact Rebekah Ryan, Grady College distance learning coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Dodie Cantrell-Bickley. Bickley holds thirty+ years in various television news positions including anchor, investigative reporter, executive producer and News Director. As News Director launched one of the first local news websites in the United States. Seven years leading CBS, NBC and ABC stations as President/General Manager.
Rebekah Ryan, Distance Learning Coordinator
Rebekah Ryan has been Grady College’s distance learning coordinator since August 2016. She earned a bachelor of arts in public health from Georgia College and State University in 2011 and a master of arts in public relations from the University of Georgia in 2016. As the distance learning coordinator, Rebekah is the point of contact for all of Grady College’s study abroad and domestic field study programs.
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Learn more about Grady College’s domestic field study and study abroad programs, and also find information about other Grady courses taught abroad. If you have any questions, contact Rebekah R. Seabolt, Grady College global studies coordinator, at email@example.com, 706-542-4181, Office 311-A- Journalism Building.