Solidarity Academy Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue

Deadline: 11 September 2016
Open to: aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists
Venue: 13– 20 November 2016,  in Gdansk, Poland


The organizers and partners of the Solidarity Academy Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue 2016 are pleased to invite young journalists from the Baltic Sea states to the thirteenth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdansk from 13-20 November 2016.

The Solidarity Academy is an international project aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites of Europe. The main values and rules of the project are: respect for others, openness to self-development, cooperation, tolerance, willingness to discuss even the most difficult topics, awareness of the cultural differentiation, and a readiness to receive feedback. 

At the workshops and lectures held during the Solidarity Academy, 16 young journalists will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and develop skills useful for the work of an ambitious journalist, commentator or analyst interested in such issues as geopolitics or liberation movements on both a local and global/ European scale.


  • 16 active, aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists from the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Members and Observers;
  • Willing to improve their editorial and journalism-related skills and engage themselves into the international networking process;
  • List of eligible countries: Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America.


Organizers cover the costs of travel (up to EUR 300 ) and the participants’ stay in Gdansk, trip to and from Kaliningrad and a stay in Kaliningrad.

How to apply?

  • In order to apply please fill the application;
  • All applications must be received by 11 September 2016.

For more information visit the official website.

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