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 agricultural and natural resource management is an annual conference organized by ATSAF e.V. in collaboration with European
universities since 1997. The Tropentag is hosted by University of Bonn, Germany, 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 prior to the conference introducing you to
communication through the world wide web and journalistic methods. 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
20–22 September 2017 in Bonn 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.
At the end of September a seminar on “The way forward to a professional career” will wrap up the activities.
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‐2017.pdf' to studentreporter(at)atsaf.de
Deadline for application is 3 July 2017.
Download the call for application: StudentReporters2017.pdf