The sharepoint for young debates on history and identity

Call for Editors 2018



Support our team

of History Campus Editors!



The History Campus blog gives voice to personal stories

and perspectives on history and identity of young Europeans



  • are interested in the impacts of the past on today’s Europe?
  • want to learn journalistic techniques?
  • are fluent in spoken and written English?
  • are aged 18 to 30?

Join in!

Our Editors’ Group supports the Körber Foundation in running the platform,

  • helps developing the topical agenda further,
  • writes and edits texts for the History Campus,
  • engages fellow young Europeans in the process and
  • initiates discussions on our platform.

Our passionate editors are looking for a yearlong support starting in 2018!


  • a three day Kick-Off Workshop in Hamburg (22.-25. February 2018)
  • input, support and coaching by a professional journalist 
  • working with a passionate, kind and international Editors’ Group 

Work Sample

Hand in your application together with your journalistic experiences or motivation and a work sample of yours: choose a journalistic genre and write about one of the two following topics in English, max. 2.500 characters.


and write a first journalistic work for us!


  1. Write a report, documentary, comment or interview on the following topic:

Why is history important to you? Has the past ever been the key to open a closed door for you? How can history help your society to deal with problems it is facing today? Bring in perspectives from your family or country and share your story(ies) on why the past matters to you (in English, max. 2.500 characters).

  1. Alternatively you can choose one of the History Campus columns

Create a post for any column of the History Campus blog, e.g. Memory Suitcase, Out of Europe, Where were you when, … (in English, max. 2.500 characters).

Hand in your work sample together with a motivation letter and apply online here: 

Online Application Form

Application Deadline

is 13th December 2017

If you have further questions or technical problems, please contact Tina Gotthardt: .

    “Looking forward to reading your applications!”