Sámi University of Applied Sciences opens applications for master’s in Indigenous journalism

Are you already a journalist working within indigenous media? Or are you interested in working with indigenous issues? Then the Indigenous journalism master’s program might be a for You!

The Master’s Degree Program in Sámi Journalism with an Indigenous Perspective is a unique program bringing together students from all over the world to the world of Sápmi, above the Arctic circle – an experience of a lifetime! As the first of its kind, the Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino, Norwegian Sámiland, offers a Master’s degree in Indigenous Journalism. We offer high quality education from an indigenous perspective, lectures by world leading experts and exciting international networks.

The program is built on the two main subject blocks of journalism and media studies, with a special focus on Indigenous media and journalism within an indigenous context. This two-year program will be taught by recognized experts in the relevant areas, and will require residence in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino for a main part of the program. Teaching takes place at the well-equipped Diehtosiida, where the Sámi University of Applied Sciences is based.

Deadline for international students to apply is March 1, 2019.

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