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What should the motivation letter contain?

The motivation letter should present convincing arguments for both your interest in our program as well as its relevance to your current professional activities. Furthermore, your motivation for development should be expressed clearly, explaining how the program (and DAAD scholarship) will contribute to your future career and further development of the media sector in your home country.

The formal criteria are max. 700 words, “Arial” font, font size 10 and 1,5 line spacing. The motivation letter should also be dated.

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Application Process

Applications for the next intake starting in September 2023 will open in December 2022 until 31st March 2023. Only applications received via the online application portal will be accepted.