The Falling Walls Foundation has just announced the availability of several fellowships for journalists – that cover travel, accommodation and ticket costs – to attend the Falling Walls Conference, the international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society, that will take place on 8 and 9 November 2016, as usual in Berlin, Germany. 

The fellowships are aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience, and who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences.

Further information is available online at

The deadline is 31 July 2016.



The Falling Walls Conference was initiated on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and takes place every year on 9 November. On one day, 20 world-class researchers from all disciplines and parts of the world each showcase the breakthroughs they are working on in 15-minute talks. Among the speakers are Nobel laureates, artists, heads of states and governments. The conference attracts an audience from over 80 nations and is covered by the media globally. Learn more at