Journalists from 12 countries are taking part in the sessions of media school Studia Baltica supported by the Gorchakov Fund

24 March 2015

5th International Youth School of Studia Baltica “Modern Working Methods in Media Space” was officially opened in Kaliningrad on March 23. A unique platform for development of cooperation among youth communities of the EEU and the EU, traditionally held in the most western region of Russia, was supported by the Gorchakov Fund. The organizers of the event were Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Center “Russian Baltics”.


Young professionals from 12 countries, selected as a result of the competition, will become students of the media school. Besides a course of lectures and media-classes taught by famous journalists and political scientists, the students of Studia Baltica will participate in discussions and get involved in independent research.


Problems of confrontation between propaganda and journalism, a dialogue between the Eurasian Union and the European Union on media platforms, a position of a journalist in information conflicts and a role of mass media under modern conditions will be discussed by the media school students.


The sessions at school will be held by Dean of Department of International Journalism at MGIMO-U under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Jaroslav Skvorzov, expert of the Association of Near-Border Cooperation (Kazakhstan) Marat Shibutov, General Director of Information and Analytical Centre on Social and Political Processes in the Post-Soviet Space under Lomonosov Moscow State University Sergey Rekeda and other competent experts.


The classes at Studia Baltica will end on March 28.