August 20 - 22, 2020
Riga, Latvia

About the Summer School on Investigative Reporting

Investigative Journalism Summer School is an annual meeting place for professionals looking to upscale their skills, be inspired and refreshed. Over the course of three days, industry leaders share their trade secrets, the newest tools that make investigations and international cooperation much more effective and powerful.


This year the Investigative Journalism Summer School will be held in a Masterclass format and provide an opportunity for journalists in the Baltic region to address the latest trade secrets and tools in the industry. Classes will be hosted by investigative journalists based in Baltic States, along with special guest speakers.


Some of the topics covered this summer:

  • Data journalism;
  • Security training: The mindset and tools to keep you safe;
  • Artificial Intelligence tools for Investigative Journalism;
  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Environmental journalism;
  • How not to burn out while working: Self-care.


Scholarships are available for journalists from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Tickets are available for anyone wanting to join from EU country with cumulative indicator below 15 (of COVID-19 cases), as per the statistics gathered by the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC) in Latvia. The list of countries may be found here.

When & Where



The Summer School will take place from
August 20 – 22, 2020.

The registration deadline:

July 20, 2020.


The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
Strelnieku 4a, Riga, Latvia
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