Institute for the Training of Journalists of the Passauer Neue Presse e.V.


This Institute is a non-profit making association registered at Passau Local Court.

The Institute aims to support the specialised vocational training of journalists as a preparation for future work and to support further training of active journalists. It assists projects in the field of communication science. It promotes co-operation between Passau University and all institutions involved in the training and promotion of journalists as well as relevant bodies of industry and commerce and of the public sector.

The Institute is funded via member contributions, donations, course fees, the Dr. Hans Kapfinger Foundation and Passauer Neue Presse GmbH.

Institut für Journalistenausbildung der Passauer Neue Presse e.V.
Medienstraße 5
D-94036 Passau


The seminars are open to freelance journalists, editors and trainees, as well as to anyone interested in further training in journalism.

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