The RIAS Berlin Commission conducts its American programs in cooperation with the Radio Television Digital News Foundation and several renowned Schools of Journalism.

American Partner Organization

Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF)
RTDNF is a non-profit journalism training institution which promotes excellence in electronic journalism through research, education and professional training. Its programs are supported entirely by tax-deductible contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. It is affiliated with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), an international professional association founded in 1946 to serve the needs and interests of the electronic journalism industry and news professionals. The association, together with the Society of Professional Journalists, organizes an annual convention, the EIJ (Excellence in Journalism), where topical U.S. media issues are discussed. More information about RTDNA and RTDNF on the web at

RTDNF German-American Journalist Exchange Programs
RTDNA Headquarters: The National Press Building
529 14th Street, NW Suite 1420
Washington, D.C. 20045


American Partner Universities

Texas A & M University
Department of Journalism
230 Reed McDonald Building, College Station, Texas 77843-4111

University of Oklahoma
Department of Journalism
660 Parrington Oval
Norman, OK 73019

University of Montana
Department of Journalism
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

Humboldt State University
Department of Journalism
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Journalism
455 Science Drive
Madison, WI 53711

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Department of Journalism
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

University of Minnesota, Saint Paul
Department of Journalism
2550 University Avenue W
St. Paul, MN 55114

Western Washington University
Department of Journalism
516 High St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

New Mexico State University
Department of Journalism
2345 Nevada Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Arizona State University
Department of Journalism
411 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

University of Hawaii
Department of Journalism
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

University of Indiana
Department of Journalism
107 S Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405


German Partner Universities

University of Wilhelmshaven
Friedrich-Paffrath-Str. 101
26389 Wilhelmshaven

RTL Journalistenschule Cologne
Picasso-Platz 1
50679 Köln

Axel Springer Akademie Berlin
Axel-Springer-Straße 65
10888 Berlin

Freie Universitaet Berlin
Goethestr. 49
14163 Berlin

University of Cologne
50923 Köln

University of Leipzig
Ritterstr. 26
04109 Leipzig

University of Applied Sciences in Mittweida
Technikum Platz 17
09648 Mittweida

University of Applied Sciences in Magdeburg-Stendal
Breitscheidstr. 2
39114 Magdeburg

Humboldt Universität
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Deutsche Journalistenschule
Karmeliterweg 84
13465 Berlin