About the programme

The 'Science Journalism Training Programme' is an opportunity for science communicators who are interested in science journalism and writing to provide them with the skills and knowledge needed to create science content which is both informative and entertaining to their readers and audiences.

The British Council Egypt is organising this science journalism online training programme within its vision of building capacities in science media and communication in Egypt.

Eligibility Criteria to apply 

The online training programme in science journalism is open to:

  • Egyptian science communicators working in science communication fields (Full-time, Part-time, or Freelance)
  • 2-7 years of professional experience in science communication (undergraduate students can apply, only if in their final year)
  • Age between 20 and 35 years
  • Proficiency of Arabic language and good knowledge of English language
  • Interest in covering scientific topics and writing about sciences


  • All programmes will be delieverd in Arabic language. The access to the virtual training platform requires using a desktop computer or laptop through a stable internet connection
  • If you have any enquiries, please send an email to science.egypt@britishcouncil.org.eg
  • You can download 'How to become a science journalist - guide' below. A very useful practical guide to the basics of science journalism has been made accessible for Journalists who are keen to learn about science Journalism.