Global food security and food safety: The role of universities
September 17 - 19, 2018,
Be a student reporter at the Tropentag
Tropentag, the conference on tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management, and rural development is an annual conference organized by ATSAF e.V. in collaboration with European
universities since 1997. The Tropentag is hosted by Ghent University, Belgium in collaboration with KU Leuven and Antwerp University, and expects participants from more than 70 countries.
What does this mean for you?
As a student reporter, you will attend a 2-day-workshop just before the conference in September 2018 introducing you to communication through the world wide web. Student reporters will work in an interdisciplinary team of 12 international students who continuously contribute to a multi-author blog with text and visual content from 17 – 19 September 2018 in Ghent at the Tropentag. In the blog and other media the student reporters will summarize the discussions and report on recent trends, hot topics, or emerging issues during the conference. On Sept 21st 2018 a final seminar on 'The way forward to a professional career' will wrap up the activities. ATSAF e.V. will cover all travel costs (low emission transportation means are strongly suggested), accommodation, and registration fee for the conference.
Who can apply?
The application is open to students affiliated to a European university with great interest in the Tropentag
topic. Applicants should be fluent in English and have basic experience in interview and writing techniques
and/or knowledge in the use of Web 2.0 social networks. If you are skilled in using visual or social media, writing for a wider public and/or digital photography or video recording, please also state this in your
Please send your application in one (1) pdf file named 'your‐name‐studenreporter‐2018.pdf' to studentreporter(at)atsaf.de
Deadline for application is 2 July 2018.
Download the call for application: StudentReporters2018.pdf