Education / Energy Economics Course
Call for application to journalists14 of July, 2023

The mission of the REKK Foundation for Regional Energy and Infrastructure Policy Cooperation (REKK Foundation) is to provide a platform for open-ended, European-wide dialogue between government and business actors, infrastructure operators, energy producers and traders, regulators and consumers, professional journalists and other interested private entities.

Recognising the importance of credible professional journalism in this process, the REKK Foundation is launching a call for applications for journalists.

The aim of the call for proposals is to support the professional training of journalists active in the field of energy economics for the academic year 2023/2024.

Training specialisation: Energy Market Economist/ Specialist

Type of training: accredited post-graduate, 60 credits, only journalists with a university degree are invited to apply

Duration of the training: 8 September 2023 - 28 June 2024, 2 semesters, 300 hours, once a week, on Fridays

Nature of the training: small-scale, practice-oriented, economically sound, up-to-date, complex knowledge and analytical and methodological skills for professionals in the fixed energy sector

Place of training: Corvinus University of Budapest

Language of the training: English

Tuition fees: Early bird until 15 July 2023: HUF 645,000 per semester

The amount of funding available for this call for proposals: 100% (i.e. the journalist selected in the call for proposals does not need to provide any own contribution)

Conditions for the payment of the grant: successful completion of examinations, final examinations and tests by the end of the semester, successful defence of the thesis by the end of the 3rd semester following the start of the training at the latest. If this is not the case, the course fee has to be refunded.

Application procedure: journalists wishing to apply should send their application to the following e-mail address: and attach the following to the e-mail:

  • a recent CV,
  • an article published in the last three years on the subject of energy, chosen by the applicant, with the date and place of publication

Deadline for applications: 14 July 2023, 12:00 noon

The event was supported by the REKK Foundation.