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Youth Exchange: 17-26 January 2022 (including travel days)
Call status: OpenDeadline for applications: 05.01.2022


  • Providing participants with knowledge and skills in the implementation of youth projects that will allow them to act as disseminators of civic activity ideas;
  • Providing participants with tools to develop leadership skills in order to motivate them to become active citizens (develop specific skills such as decision making, team building, communication, public speaking, etc.);
  • Intercultural education of participants;
  • Supporting young people with fewer opportunities struggling with geographical and economic
  • Extension of the partner network and exchange of good practices to involve young people, especially those with fewer opportunities in youth initiatives supported by youth programs or other assistance programs;
  • Promotion of the most important European values and the Erasmus+ program.

Date & Place:

17 – 26 January 2022, Grudziądz, Poland

Participant’s profile:

  • Has between 13 and 16 years old (the maximum age can be extended to 19, if necessary);
  • Has Romanian Nationality or Residency;
  • Is interested in the project topic;
  • Is motivated to participate in this youth exchange;
  • We strongly recommend the participants to be vaccinated. 

Group Leaders:

  • One of the leaders must have over 19 years old and the second over 25 years old (no upper limit);
  • Has interpersonal and communication skills, team spirit, strategic thinking oriented to results;
  • Has coordination, planning and organization skills;
  • Has experience in working with the young people;
  • Has an advanced level of English;
  • We strongly recommend the leader to be vaccinated. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Fitting in the participants’ profile;
  • Motivation to participate;
  • The quality of the application;
  • Gender balance;
  • Linguistic skills.

Obligations of the participants:

  • The selected participants assume to actively involve in the entire activities proposed by the organizers as well as during the dissemination and evaluation stage;
  • The participants assume to behave responsably and to respect the conduite rules imposed by the organisers;
  • It is madatory for the participants to purchase private travel insurance.

Other information:

  • Number of participants: 5 per country + 2 group leader;
    Partner countries: Romania, Latvia, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Lithuania, Ireland;
  • An amount of 25 euro will be perceived by the sending organisation as a co-financing of the participant to the project; The fee must be paid by bank transfer in the NGOs account in maximum 48 hours after the selected participant’s confirmation to involve in the project;
  • Selection results: Will be announced by email in maxim 5 days after the deadline;
  • If necessary, COVID test are NOT eligible for reimbursement and must be covered by the participants;
  • For information about traveling to Poland, please consult the official website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs – here.