4/4/2018 - 8/4/2018

Master Class in Data Journalism (Hamburg, Germany)


The Interlink Academy for International Dialog and Journalism is offering a data journalism master class in Hamburg, Germany. ​The course is aimed at young and working journalist from Eastern European countries as well as from Germany.

Master Class in Data Journalism is a blended-learning program. It consists of two stages: a high-powered attendance phase at the beginning of the course in Hamburg, Germany, and a subsequent e-learning phase.

The attendance phase in Hamburg will take place April 4-8, 2018.  During their study stay in Hamburg, the participants acquire new journalistic skills in intensive sessions of lectures, practical group work, and discussions, with continued support from the teaching staff.

After their visit to Hamburg, participants are going to work in international teams during the 6-week-long e-learning phase. The participants put into practice what they have learned at the Interlink Academy and work on international data journalism projects.

Networking and sharing the newly gained knowledge with their colleagues back home will also play an important part in the program. After the end of the course, successful participants will be awarded a certificate of excellence. The Interlink Academy remains in close contact with the participants through its Alumni and mentoring services.

By participating in the program, participants acquire skills in the following fields:

  • Advanced data journalism
  • Advanced Excel functions
  • Scraping and data extraction with Python/BS4
  • Data wrangling with Python/Pandas
  • Infographics and the visualization of data
  • Working with geo data/QGIS
  • Extracting data from databases
  • International cross-border project management

April 4 to April 8, 2018: attendance phase in Hamburg (Stage 1)

April 11 to June 3, 2018: e-learning phase/project work (Stage 2)

Find out more here.

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