Special assignments

Member of the expert panel

2022 • Academia

Accreditation process (pending) of the study programme “Public Relations” at a university in the United Arab Emirates, according to the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. The accreditation was organised by AQAS.

Member of the expert panel

2021 • Academia

Accreditation process (pending) of the study programmes “New Media”, “Public Relations”, and “Electronic Journalism” at a university in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, according to the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. The accreditation was organised by AQAS.

Member of the expert panel

2019 • Academia

Accreditation process of the study programme “Media and Communications” at Al Ain University of Science and Technology (Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) according to the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. The accreditation was organised by AQAS.

Member of the expert panel

2017-18 • Academia

Accreditation process of four media-related study programmes at Istanbul Gelişim University according to the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. The accreditation was organised by AQAS.

Member of the jury

2013-20 • Philanthropy

Journalism grants programmes Innovation in Development Reporting (2013-18), European Publisher Longterm Reporting Grants (2015-18), Global Health Reporting Grants for Germany (2016-20), and European Development Journalism Grants (2020-22). The programmes are implemented by the European Journalism Centre and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, awarding grants from €15.000 to €150.000 per project or term.

Member of the advisory board

2014-17 • Research & Development

Media and ICT research & development project MULTISENSOR (2014-2017), supported by the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme for Research with €2,965 million, and a total budget of €4,18 million.

Consultant

2004 • Broadcast television

Management consulting during the immediate pre-launch phase and launch of the national free-TV channel RTL Televizija, Zagreb, Croatia.