Our official #GIJC19 photos, taken by Nick Jaussi, Raphael Hünerfauth, and Nina Weymann Schulz, are uploaded on GIJN’s Facebook page. Feel free to tag yourselves in them. There are some restrictions around usage of the photos for digital and print publication, though we do have specific images available free of charge for that use, with credit to the photographer/s. Please email to ask. Click on the links below to access the albums.
Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Illustrations
Welcome Reception | The Muckrakers | Keynote & Global Shining Light Award


Deadline to apply for the GIJC17 fellowship was May 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5). Applications are now closed. Winners will be notified via email by August 1, 2017. The Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) is the premier international gathering of investigative and data journalists, held once every two years. This year, the 10th conference will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from November 16 to 19, and is being co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network and the Wits University Journalism Programme.

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Germany’s currency is the euro. One euro is divided into 100 cents. 1 euro = 1.14 US dollar / 1 US dollar = 0.87 euro

(You can search Google for the current exchange rate: for example, type “100 EUR in ZAR” to get the exchange rate for South African Rand.)

At Hamburg airport you can find cash points/ATMs of reliable banks, for example Hamburger Volksbank, Hamburger Sparkasse (Haspa) and Deutsche Bank. See the map on the airport’s website (click on “Service” to find the ATMs). The nearest ATM to HafenCity University is located in the branch of Hamburger Sparkasse (Hapsa), Überseeboulevard 5 (see Google Maps).

Need a Roommate?

We’ve created this Google doc to help people to find a roommate for the Conference. Just add your information in this spreadsheet. The changes will be automatically updated every few minutes. Note: Once you find a roommate please delete yourself from the list! Couchsurfing: Find an accommodation with Hostwriter

Need somewhere to stay for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC19)?