Free Media. Free Expression. Free Societies.

DW Akademie strengthens the human right to freedom of expression. Together with its partners, DW Akademie plays a leading role in the development of free media systems, creates access to information and sets standards for education and independent journalism. Working to make free media, free expression and free societies possible.

DW Akademie is Deutsche Welle’s center for international media development.

As a strategic partner of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation
and Development, DW Akademie carries out media development projects that strengthen the human right to freedom of opinion and promote free access to information.

DW Akademie also works on projects funded by the German Foreign Ministry and the European Union – in approximately 50 developing and emerging countries.