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Donau is a platform for articles about Central and Southeastern Europe for a Dutch-speaking audience.

About the network

As the only platform on Central and Southeastern Europe in the Dutch-speaking area, Donau (meaning “Danube”) tries to debunk clichés and create a nuanced and varied picture of the region.



Name: Frank Elbers

Network details

Size: 20 - 50 members
Founded: 2004
Geographical focus: Region
Type of members: Freelancers, Media outlets
Legal entity: Yes
Open to new members: No


  • Politics / policy / democracy
  • Social issues


  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Kosovo
  • Montenegro
  • North Macedonia
  • Poland
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Ukraine


  • Editorial support / project management
  • Event organisation
  • Investigative journalism
  • Multilingual journalism

Support/join our network

  • Collaborate on editorial projects
  • Collaborate on grant applications

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.