The European Union, Turkey and its Wider Neighbourhood PhD Workshop

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  1 August 2017 Open to: PhD students of political science, international relations as well as economics, history, law and social sciences Venue: 17-18 October 2017 at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) – Spain


Several interconnected crises are profoundly affecting relations between the European Union and Turkey. The refugee crisis, the failed coup attempt in Turkey of July 2016, the UK’s aspiration to exit the European Union, Turkey’s Constitutional referendum, bilateral tensions between Turkey and individual EU Member States, the unravelling neighbourhood and rising Eurosceptic trends on both sides are just the most recent examples.

Although Turkey has always been an integral part of Europe’s history, a contrasting mix of conflict and cooperation, has been at the heart of the dense relationship between Turkey... Read More »

Risk Assessment and Risk Management in Youth Projects, Ankara, Turkey

Posted on June 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 04 July, 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, project managers, youth policy makers, EVS mentors/tutors, association’s presidents, leaders, managers and workers Venue: 22-29 July 2017 in Ankara, Turkey

Description The activity program will be designed to support participants in recognizing the way they perceive risk and to apply the learning into their work with young people in their organizations. The participants will come from various levels of understanding of what risk is so the program will be designed to ensure that from an early stage they would have a common understanding of it. The program will focus on the various elements that shape people’s reaction to risk i.e. legal dimension, customs, attitudes, life experience, reactions to new environments, the use of power... Read More »

Koç University Economics Scholarships

Posted on June 6th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: early – March; regular – May Open to:  graduates from related fields Benefits: scholarships available


Koç University is one of the best places to obtain a MA or Ph. D. degree in economics. The Economics faculty at Koç University has a solid reputation as contributors to the frontiers of knowledge in Turkey and abroad.

Recently, the department has been ranked number 1 in Turkey and continues to improve its ranking in Europe and the world. Students are supported by research and teaching assistantships. They will have the opportunity to participate in the research projects of faculty members and teach their own classes so that they can develop their teaching skills further.



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Full Master and PhD Scholarships for Studying in Ankara

Posted on May 4th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: only open to civil servants Location: Ankara, Turkey


Civil servants face complex problems every day. They are expected to develop fast, satisfactory and appropriate Solutions for public interest. Education and training programs in  aim to provide students with skills and abilities so that they can tackle these problems with innovative and multidimensional approaches. Educational programs provided by  covers public administration area as well as it embraces other related fields; political science, international relations, local governments, urbanization, law, finance and business.

Our faculty is composed of experienced academics who know the present conditions, needs and demands of public servants. The diverse background of the faculty staff and the high number of courses offered in... Read More »

Social Circus – Tools of Animation

Posted on February 23rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 24 February 2017 Open to: youth workers interested in social inclusion coming from Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain or Turkey Venue: 5-13 April, Antalya, Turkey


An 8 days training course to analyse social inclusion topics through clown, juggling and social circus tools. The course will be held in Antalya Turkey on 5th- 13th April 2017 with 30 participants from 7 countries around Europe.

TOOLS OF ANIMATION project’s main activity is an 8 days training course, aims to contribute to the personal and social development of youngsters and youth workers, raising awareness about social inclusion and analysis of the social exclusion at European level.

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Experiential Lab: Child Rights Programming

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 January 2017 Open to: 35 youth workers from Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey Venue: 8-14 May 2017, Caltanissetta, Italy

Description Through non-formal, intercultural and creative learning process, the TC will equip participants with knowledge & practical tools to undertake a child rights situation analysis & design community-based projects through child rights-based approach.

As first participants will analyse rights violations for this target group, the root causes and obstacles preventing the fulfilment of children’s rights. Then participants will be engaged working together by co-planning and designing projects that respond to children community’s needs.

Through the training youth workers will also have the opportunity to develop the quality of their work by sharing experiences, getting new contents to... Read More »

Training Course on RE-EMPOWERING

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 February 2017 Open to: 27 youth workers, youth leaders, project managers, youth policy makers, educators, social workers from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Turkey Venue: 3-11 March 2017, Dolo, Italy

Description Immigration is a hot topic in Europe and is having an impact on each of us. How can we respond to it as a community and not only as an individual? What is the role that youth workers can play? This TC aims to answer these questions!

The objectives of the training course are:

To promote an open and creative training environment for non-formal learning; To support participants in getting familiar with the concept of resilience and empowerment; To improve participants’ competencies in supporting community empowering pro-cess; To support participants in mastering new empowerment... Read More »

Become a Member of CitizensLab!

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: local citizens’ initiatives, in the municipality, in a social enterprise, in academia, in a watchdog initiative, social campaigners, hacktivists  or representatives of a marginalised group Costs: all costs covered


MitOst is now inviting active citizens and practitioners based in Europe to become a member of CitizensLab – The European network for local actors of change! The main vision is to co-create new narratives for a more inclusive, accountable and diverse society. Therefore, CitizensLab provides cross-sectoral spaces for being active in thematic labs, for generating translocal actions,  for peer-to-peer exchange of knowledge and for engaging in eye-to-eye dialogue with the European ecosystem to deepen democracy and citizens’ participation in Europe.

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Diversity in Europe: Richness or?

Posted on December 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 January 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, project managers from Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, United Kingdom Venue: 10-17 February 2017, in Elazığ, Turkey

Description This training course is based on diversity issues in EU and aims to increase the competences of youth workers on diversity management. The richness behind the Europe’s diversity seen when it is looked up the all over of it which accommodates 88 other ethnicities under its roof. In addition to that, there is 150 different regional and ethnic language shows us the another dimension of the diversity. In all over the world, the 175 million people are living outside of their country of origin and if we looked up... Read More »

Full Time Faculty Positions at Koc University in Istanbul

Posted on November 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 December 2016 Open to: candidates with a research profile in European literature and culture or Greater Mediterranean literature Position: full-time position at Koç University, Istanbul


The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University invites applications for one or more full-time faculty positions (open rank) in literary and cultural studies, to begin September 2017.

Koç University is an internationally recognized, English instruction research university. The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature is expanding, and the successful candidate is expected to complement its existing strengths.

Junior appointments are at the level of assistant professor and initially for a period of three years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The teaching load is two courses... Read More »