Paid Traineeship with the European Commission

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor) Remuneration: a monthly grant of approximately 1,120 EUR and reimbursement of travel expenses


A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), starting on either 1st March or 1st October.

Eligibility University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor); Have good knowledge of English or French or Germany; Have a good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals... Read More »

Traineeships at the EUROFOUND

Posted on January 9th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships1 Response »

Deadline: 29 January 2017 Open to: young university graduates from EU member states, candidate countries and limited number of non-member countries Remuneration: a training grant of 1,309 EURO per month


Traineeships at the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) involve work experience in the Foundation’s departments and are offered throughout the year. The traineeships last six months.

The traineeship at the Foundation is open to young university graduates, without excluding those who, in the framework of lifelong learning, have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career. Candidates must have completed the first cycle of a higher education course (university education) and obtained a full degree... Read More »

Seminar “NFE in Europe Reloaded”

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, teachers, educators and researchers from Finland, Lithuania, Spain, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia Venue: 3-11 February 2017, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

Description Seminar “NFE in Europe reloaded” will gather NFE practitioners, that have a need to reflect on their own educational principles and practices. The aim of the project “Improvement the quality and efficiency of education and training” is to enhancing the quality of non-formal education and youth work in Western Balkans and EU.

The seminar will be supported by experts from different fields (art, business, health care…).  Participants will have a space to reflect is in those NFE models. Participants will have a chance to contribute in preparing the e-based publication summarizing experiences, ideas, models... Read More »

Fellow Vacancy at School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Posted on December 27th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 February 2017 Open to: Phd holders, with the degree related to Slavonic and East European Studies Remuneration: salary for the position inclusive of London allowance is from 34,056 -41,163 GBP/ per annum

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Post-doctoral Mellon research fellowship focused on ‘Critical Area Studies and the Production of Knowledge’ is funded for one year and is embedded within a six-year themed research programme established at UCL in 2012, entitled New Horizons in Russia and Eastern Europe: A New Vision through Language-Based Area Studies. This one-year strand will focus specifically on the production of knowledge on educational practices in Area Studies. The fellowship is to be taking place at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Eligibility Applicants need to have PhD or hold... Read More »

Congress Sessions for Young People

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth resident in one of the Council of Europe Member States Scholarship: travel and subsistence expenses will be covered


The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is inviting one young person per member State to come to Strasbourg to take an active part in its 32nd and 33rd sessions and develop their own grassroots project back home as part of the Congress initiative “Rejuvenating politics”.

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Given the apparent disengagement of young people from conventional political participation in recent years, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has been taking a closer look at the issue of youth participation.  Its work over... Read More »

Kick-Start Your Career in EU Journalism!

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Open to: female graduates ages 30 and younger interested in EU journalism Fellowship: up to EUR 5,000, a placement of up to six months in a Brussels-based media organizations


The Lénaïc Fund for Journalism will select two aspiring journalists from an EU country interested in kick-starting their career in journalism. The Fund aims to help those selected find their passion for this important profession just as Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt did when she came to Brussels in 2011 and began her journalistic career.

Through her hard work and tenacity for ‘getting the story’, Lénaïc became the leading Brussels journalist in the field of EU trade policy in just a few years – creating from scratch EU Trade Insights, a daily specialist news... Read More »

European Charlemagne Youth Prize

Posted on December 9th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 January 2017 Open to: young people aged between 16 and 30 from any EU member state Prizes: the first place 7500 EUR, the second 5000 EUR and the third 2500 EUR


Since 2008, the European Parliament together with the ‘Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen’ have each year been inviting young people from all EU Member States to submit projects run by and for youth, showing an active participation in the development of Europe.

Projects can be submitted individually or preferably in groups. They should promote European and international understanding; foster the development of a shared sense of European identity and integration; and provide role models for young people living in Europe and offer... Read More »

The European Fund for the Balkans Fellowship Programme

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 December 2016 Open to: government officials from the Western Balkans who are eager to spend a three-month fellowship traineeship in the EU government institutions Fellowship:


The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) announces the new call for applications for its flagship Fellowship programme for Government Officials. It is a one-year practice-oriented educational programme which is supporting the Western Balkans’ administrations by educating and motivating the public officials to practice and advocate the European principles of public administration. 20 best applicants for the ninth generation of decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape the regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm will be chosen.

The core purpose of the programme is to give impetus to the EU integration-driven... Read More »

Moving towards the „European Dream“

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in ArticlesRespond to this post »

The so-called “Berlin Process” began several years ago to promote enhanced cooperation and dialogue between the European Union and the Western Balkan countries. While efforts have been focused on many aspects of society, youth in particular have received special attention. As a follow-up to the “Connecting Youth” conference in Paris this past July, youth workers and activists from several different countries met in Slovenia this September for the Europe-Western Balkans youth meeting “Connecting Youth Work and Youth Policy”. With the goal of encouraging youth participation and engagement, the meeting brought together different stakeholders of youth work for three days of strategic discussions and workshops.

As a continuation of the series of efforts towards assisting the youth future,... Read More »

EFYI’16 – European Forum of Young Innovators

Posted on October 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing registration Open to: young innovators in the EU Venue: 24-25 October 2016,Lodz, Poland


European Forum of Young Innovators is pleased to announce that on 24-25th of October 2016, the Foundation Poland Innovative in cooperation with the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (EURODOC), the National Representation of Doctoral Candidates in Poland (KRD) and the Marshal Office of Lodz, organize the first edition of the European Forum of Young Innovators – EFYI’16.

The main objective of the Forum is to create a European platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience and contacts between young innovators in the EU. The initiative aims also to encourage carrying out research in cooperation with industry and Polish research entities, as well as to promote international cooperation. The main concept... Read More »