MIZ-Babelsberg Funding

The innovation funding for students, startups and media professionals promotes the development and implementation of innovative audiovisual concepts several times a year. Furthermore, we are pleased with visions of media companies that would like to partner us in developing and realizing an idea.

Beyond providing financial support, the MIZ-Babelsberg offers project-related individual counseling and a coaching program for innovative trends and new digital technologies at the intersection of radio, TV and online media. The focus rests on the implementation and quality enhancement of the projects.

Our funding programmes:

Innovation Funding for Media Professionals
Innovation Funding für Students and Startups
Innovation Funding for Journalists
Innovation Funding for Interdisciplinary Teams
Innovation Funding with Project Partners

Current calls

Innovation Funding with Project Partners
MIZ-Babelsberg provides project partners and aspiring journalists with experimenting room to develop and implement innovative cross-media formats for journalistic content. Submit your journalistic project ideas and become a project partner until 16 November 2016. Please contact is for further information.
Contact: Tanja Peuker, +49 331 585658-16
>> Call for Application (PDF)
>> Information sheet (PDF)

Current tenders, the application guidelines and the leaflet with the principles for project funding can be found by clicking on the download icon on the right. Please note: The Information is provided in German language, only. For English information don’t hesitate to call us.

Funding decisions

Advisory board sessions will be held on the following days at MIZ Babelsberg:

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – 10.30 am till 15.00 pm
  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10.30 am till 15.00 pm
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10.30 am till 15.00 pm
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10.30 am till 15.00 pm

At these dates funding decisions will be taken.

The application documents have to be submitted 5 weeks before the sessions at the latest.

Upcoming Events

Current dates can be found in our online calendar.


Do you have questions? Please contact the funding team by mail: foerderung@miz-babelsberg.de or via phone: +49 (0) 331 58 56 58 - 26.