Journalists-in-Residence Programme (RE)

What is covered?

Temporary relocation programme to Leipzig, Germany

  • safe and discreet place to continue investigating and publishing, to rest and to recover (max. 6 months)
  • rent-free, furnished apartment in Leipzig
  • health insurance and psychological counselling (optional)
  • monthly stipend of 1,000 euros
  • travel expenses to and from Leipzig (arrival and departure)
  • visa costs
  • participation in journalism-related training workshops

The support is provided by: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

Important information about time and eligibility restrictions, as well as further requirements:


  • Legal residence in a Member State of the Council of Europe (valid passport required)