Do you want to become a journalist?



This two-year diploma programme combines courses from one of the most renowned journalism schools in France with practical experience in the newsroom of Europe’ s leading international news channel.

Euronews sponsors your studies: your tuition fees will be covered and you will also earn a monthly salary of between €800 and €1,000 during the two-year programme.

Location of the programme: Euronews world headquarters in Lyon, France When? Starting in September 2022

Do you want to become a journalist? Why choose this programme?

The dual work-study programme involves lear- ning the theory and fundamentals of the craft whilst simultaneously putting them into prac- tice,so that you can develop key skills and in- teract with professionals on a daily basis.

For the opportunity to become a student at the Centre de Formation des Journalistes, one of France’s most prestigious schools of journalism. Created in 1946, its students have an employment rate of almost 100% upon graduation. You will be- nefit from high-quality classes, taught in French and based on a «learning by doing» approach.
After two years of this programme, combining CFJ
classes and an apprenticeship at Euronews, equi- valent to 120 ECTS credits, you will graduate with a state-accredited, graduate degree in journalism. Working at Euronews means joining experts in their field and discovering the world of journalism and an international atmosphere. You will also be assigned a supervisor (a senior journalist from Euronews) who will support you in your projects and your skill development in order to obtain your diploma.

Your tuition fees are fully covered and you will receive a monthly salary of between 800 € and 1,000 €, depending on your age, during these two years of study/apprenticeship.


Do you want to become a journalist?,

Hold a Bac+3 or Bachelor’s degree (three years of study, without repeating) with 180 ECTS credits
Have a minimum level of French C1 (required) and your mother tongue is: English, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese
Ideally, you should be an EU citizen


Euronews sponsors your studies: your tuition fees will be covered and you will also earn a monthly salary of between €800 and €1,000 per month during the two-year programme.


To apply for this graduate-level programme, please follow the steps below:
1/ Send your application to Euronews before 31/03/2022 to Maureen HARDY [email protected] (CV in French and your native language + explain your motivation to become a journalist (Youtube video format appreciated)
2/ If your application is accepted, we will contact you for a first interview by videoconference
3/ Once your application has been validated, we will help you to create your application for the CFJ program.
4/ If your application is retained by the CFJ, you will be invited to take part in a final interview in front of a panel.

If you have any questions about the roles and objectives of an apprentice in the newsroom: thomasdotseymat(at)

Apply to: maureen.hardy(@)

For more information please visit the official open call. 

Mark Griffith

Phd student. I am researching: Scholarships, Fellowships, interships, workshops, volunteers, government subsidies etc.

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