Falling Walls Science Summit 2022

Deadline: 2nd of October, 2022

To assist representatives of the international media in covering the issues of the Falling Walls Science Summit 2022, the Falling Walls Foundation is providing a journalist fellowship grant. Selected media will receive invitations to Berlin to attend the Falling Walls Science Summit in November 2022 and interact with speakers and attendees from around the world.

The Falling Walls Science Summit is the premier gathering place for top scientists from across the world to discuss scientific breakthroughs. Every year, on the anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, from November 7 to 9, the summit is held in Berlin. Leading researchers, CTOs, science strategists, science funders, and journalists from all around the world are drawn to this comprehensive approach of international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral dialogue.

Falling Walls Science Summit Topics

Choose up to three topics that you would like to report on:

  • Discovering Earth & SpaceArt and Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Climate Crisis & Sustainability
  • Discovering Earth & Space
  • Future Learning
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Science and Innovation Management
  • Science Engagement
  • Sciencepreneurship
  • Social Sciences and Humanities


  • Up to twenty media representatives will be selected. They will each receive a fellowship grant, provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
  • The grant will be awarded as a lump sum and includes travel, accommodation and per diem expenses for the whole duration of the fellowship programme (6-10 November 2022) as well as research and reporting costs, if those apply.


  • Open to international media representatives with a proven track of journalist record (freelance or staff).
  • Applicants are expected to research and publish on a chosen topic related to the Falling Walls Science Summit.
  • There are no restrictions on specific media areas or the form of publication.


Send your application documents in one PDF to wpress@fallinalls.comg- by October2, 2022 by 23:59 CEST.

Application documents are to include:

  • Cover letter and short expos/research plan (1 – 1,5 pages) on your preferred topic, including planned publication date and media contact. Note: the subject of your reporting must be based on one of the event topics.
  • Short CV of your journalistic career and – if applicable – journalism grants, awards, etc.
  • Max. three examples of your journalistic work within a field of science.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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