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Tales of 2 Futures – Personal Stories

Within the Erasmus+ Project ‘Tales od 2 Futures’  which aims to encourage participants to explore their values, emotions and identity as a way to reduce their carbon footprint, we have documented projects and personal actions that are saving energy and carbon emissions around Europe and a few other industrialised countries such as the United States […]

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Transnational Meeting: Promoting Third Age Education

Last 3rd and 4th April 2017 DomSpain hosted in Reus the Second Transnational Meeting of the European project “Promoting Third Age Education”. Project partners, educational centres from Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia and Spain, participated in this face-to-face meeting in order to evaluate the activities carried out so far, develop further the quality assessment plan, start designing […]

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Do you think English is hard to learn?

If you think so, you are not alone. Millions of English language learners in different corners of the world are struggling with verb tenses, phrasal verbs, pronunciation and spelling that don’t seem to follow any logical pattern. It is difficult to learn English. There are so many pronunciation rules that it seems that it is […]

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University of Edinburgh Coca-Cola Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh and Coca-Cola offer a number of scholarships to students from any country in the European Union, excluding the United Kingdom, for undergraduate study in any subject offered by the University. This competitive scholarship covers the full tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance. It is tenable for the duration of the […]

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Dancers needed in Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet are looking for male and female dancers. They should be open-minded, creative and imaginative with strong classical technique, exceptional partnering skills and strength. There will be closed auditions, by invitation only, will be held in Leeds on Sunday 12 February 2017. To apply, please submit a full CV (which must include height, weight, […]

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University of Edinburgh Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh and Coca-Cola offer a number of scholarships to students from any country in the European Union, excluding the United Kingdom, for undergraduate study in any subject offered by the University. This competitive scholarship covers the full tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance. It is tenable for the duration of the […]

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2016 Global Photo Competition

In a world saturated with media, the power of a single, compelling image can cut through the clutter. This competition seeks to highlight creative and inspiring visuals that illustrate the following statement:   “Leaders standing up for freedom and democracy exist in communities throughout the world.”   The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) invites […]

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Bogliasco Fellowship Programme 2017-2018

The new deadlines for the Bogliasco Fellowship Programme 2017-2018 are the following: – First deadline is 15 January 2017 for residencies during the fall semester – Second deadline is 15 April 2017, for the spring semester.   The  recipients of our Spring 2017 Fellowships have ben announnced: 26 artists and scholars representing 13 countries and 8 disciplines. […]

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Call for Intern: Social Media Manager

  The European Youth Press (EYP) is recruiting a highly motivated Social Media Manager intern to support the implementation of the organisation’s social media strategy and actions. The selected candidate will be working full-time in Berlin starting from early April for a period of (at least) three months and is, under the guidance of the […]

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Travel Video Contest 2016

The Travel Video Contest is now open for entries. Students from around the world once again have the chance to win the $4,000 grand prize, a $1,000 Viewers’ Choice Award, other runner up prizes, and, of course, worldwide fame. Young people from 18 years old, from around the world, already enrolled or planning to enroll […]

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Call for young journalist

Orange Magazine is looking for one young video-maker with a background in journalism to cover this year’s Nantes Creative Generations Forum. The candidate has to be between 18 and 30 years old and a citizen or a legal resident of the EU member state. The Nantes Creative Generations Forum, which takes place every year in the autumn, […]

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Graphic Designer Position and Digital Marketing Internship

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN), the international student organisation, is looking for a Graphic Designer and a Digital Marketing Intern.   The Graphic Designer will ideally start in September 2016. The employee will work in cooperation with the Communication Manager of ESN to support the organisation’s visual communication needs, primarily in web design and publications […]

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InnoApps Challenge

The European Young Innovators Forum, in partnership with Huawei has launched the InnoApps Challenge. The competition is inviting young students and professionals from 18 years old to 36 years of age, from Europe to create an App relevant for SmartCities. Applicants will have to fill a questionnaire (or record a 2 minute video), by answering […]

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Juvenes Translatores – Translation Contest

Juvenes Translatores 2016, the translation contest for schools has been lunched. The competition is designed to give 17-year-olds (born in 1999) from schools throughout Europe first-hand experience of what it is like to be a translator. Young students will be given the opportunity to take part in a translation test that will take place on […]

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Project ‘A Refugee Story’

OpenEurope, together with 5 other partners from Greece, Turkey,  Romania, Italy, and Georgia, will take part in the project entitled ‘A Refugee Story’ which will be held in the area of Thessaloniki for three months, from 15-9-2016 to 30-11-2016 in the framework of the programme Erasmus+ Youth Mobility. The Youth Exchange will take place in […]

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Summer stories for Faces of Europe competition

  Summer is the time to widen your horizons, discover diversity and meet new friends. Have you had a great traveling experience this summer? Did you cross borders, break stereotypes, merge in a different culture? Did you discover something new about Europe, or did you change your mind about what European identity is? And most […]

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Video Contest: EVS Film Festival

The EVS Film Festival, the video contest on Youth citizenship has been launched! This year, the video contest aims to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the European Voluntary Service. Organised by the French Erasmus+ Agency for Youth & Sport, the EVS film festival is inviting every person living in Europe, between 13 and 35 years old, […]

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Roma Education Fund Scholarships Programme 2016-2017

The Roma Education Fund’s Scholarship Program (REF SP) announces the opening of its yearly scholarship cycle of the Roma International Scholar Program (RISP). The aim of the scholarship is to promote academic mobility of Roma students and support their academic integration internationally. The Programme offers open merit–based competition academic scholarships for Roma students pursuing Bachelor, […]

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Traineeship at the Council of the European Union

The General Secretariat of the Council (GSC) offers around 100 paid traineeships every year, each lasting 5 months. Traineeships are offered to EU nationals who, by the deadline for submitting applications, have completed at least the first part of university studies and have a degree certificate or equivalent. There are 2 traineeship periods, each lasting 5 months: 1 […]

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Video Competition: “Film4Climate”

The Film4Climate Global Video Competition has been launched! Young inspiring film makers, between 14 and 35 years old, from across the globe, are invited to showcase their talents and create a Public Service Advertisement (PSA) (less than 1 min) or a Short Film (1-5 minutes) about climate action.   The videos should show a personal […]

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Funds for mobility projects with higher education institutions

National Agencies in some Programme Countries will be opening a second round of applications under the 2016 call for International Credit Mobility Key Action 1, giving their institution the opportunity to apply for funding for mobility projects with higher education institutions across the globe. This second round of applications will close on 15 September 2016 […]

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International Culture Week – Debate Summer Academy

From 28 July to 20 August 2016 the Debate Academy in  Pécs, Hungary organizes an Intensive debate training series including a youth forum conference, discussions, lectures, debate trainings, and a debate tournament. The main theme of the academy is “Ongoing Migration Crisis and Central Europe – Europe in a Global Context from Visegrad Perspective”. Participating […]

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Youth Essay Competition 2016

European SME Week, under the patronage of the European Commissioner for Single Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, has launched a youth essay contest aimed young people between 16 and 25 year old. Participants will have to write an essay in English, of maximum 2,500 words, answering the question: “What can the EU do to encourage […]

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The James Dyson Award 2016 has been launched!

The aim of the James Dyson award is to support recent graduates of design or engineering who have a problem-solving idea. The award is open to product design, industrial design, and engineering university students or graduates within the past 4 years, who have studied in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, […]

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European Youth in 2016

On the eve of the 2016 European Youth Event (EYE2016) organised by the European Parliament on 20-21 May 2016 in Strasbourg, France, the European Parliament has published a new Eurobarometer survey, dedicated to European youth. According to the survey, more than half of young Europeans aged 16-30 feel marginalised in their own country due to […]

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Trainee Programme

The European Medicines Agency operates a trainee programme. The programme gives trainees an understanding of the Agency and its role within the activities of the European Union (EU) and provides professional experience in a working environment. Eligibility The trainee programme is aimed at university graduates at the beginning of their professional careers. Applicants need to […]

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Webinar on European Policy Experimentations

The European Commission together with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency are organising a webinar on the  http://eurodesk.eu/program/erasmus-ka3-support-policy-reform-initiatives-policy-innovation-policy-experimentations Call for proposals on European Policy Experimentations on 17 March 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00 (CET/CEST Brussels time) and/or from 14:00 to 16:30. The aim of the webinar is to familiarize with the call for proposals, […]

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Call for the European Youth Media Days

The call for the European Youth Media Days 2016 (special edition): Reporting on the European Youth Event 2016 has been launched! The European Youth Parliament, collaboration with the European Youth Press – Network of Young Media Makers, invites applicants to become one of the 110 young journalists, aged between 18 and 30, who will report […]

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YouthActionNet Laureate Global Fellowship Programme

Each year YouthActionNet is giving support to exceptional young social entrepreneurs who, through their emerging projects promote social change and connect youth with local communities, or who lead a team of dedicated young people to protect and promote the rights of children in your country. YouthActionNet supports youth leadership development through its global and national […]

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Study of Foreign Language Proficiency and Employability

The study, commissioned by the European Commission’s department for jobs, social affairs and inclusion, highlights the link between foreign languages skills and employability in EU countries. It analyses how it changes across countries, economic sectors and job roles and gives recommendations on further support and diversification of language learning, and certification and assessment procedures. Read […]

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Narratives of Migration Crossing Europe

22-27 April 2016: Moving Stories: Narratives of Migration Crossing Europe, Italy United for Intercultural Action Objectives: – Explore the data and statistics on migration and asylum in Europe and examine the gap between hard facts and media narrative; – Investigate ways of challenging narrative and creating and spreading positive counter-narrative; – Exchange best practices that […]

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Get funding to learn, explore and grow your network: ERASMUS+ funding for youth

From Drop’pin@EURES The Erasmus+ programme is offering €2.2 billion in 2016 alone to fund opportunities for nearly 600,000 young people to study, train, volunteer or participate in exchanges and projects abroad. Your national agency can advise you on refining your idea and completing your application. First, though, here’s an overview of how it works. What is […]

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Euro Run Game

Are you aged between 9 and 12 and living in a euro area country? Then you can enter the Euro Run competition. The top 100 players will receive a new €20 banknote set in a special engraved frame. The competition will last until 25 February 2016. http://www.new-euro-banknotes.eu/Educational-Publications/EURO-RUN/Euro-Run-Game If you are a teacher and would like to […]

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6-month internship in Brussels, starting date: march/april 2016

GPLUS BRUSSELS is currently looking for talented and enthusiastic Master’s students to join their team in Brussels for a 6-month internship starting in March/April 2016. A student should have: • A passion for , and knowledge of, the EU and its processes and policies • Good communication skills and a desire to develop personal networks […]

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European Studies Fair 5-6 February 2016 in Brussels

The European Studies Fair brings together students and young professionals to learn more about graduate and postgraduate programs in EU studies, international relations, business, economics, public policy and law. The EUSF is a great place to meet recruiters from international universities, to network and to discuss career opportunities with experts. The fair will take place […]

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Internships abroad

ErasmusIntern.org provides a place to bring together internship providers and students seeking an internship opportunity abroad. It is a project developed by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN), a non-profit international student organisation which mission is to represent international students by providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. This project aims […]

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Student Technology Conference: Free One-Day Online Event

The second annual Student Technology Conference, a free one-day online event bringing together students, educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 9 Am to 9 Pm EST. We invite all to attend! The Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of […]

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European Student Funding Guide

European Funding Guide – your starting point for student finance in Europe! It is an online platform for students compiling over 12,000 funding opportunities with the value over 27 billion EUR. European Funding Guide is a website compiling over 12,000 funding opportunities for students – that’s 80% of the 15,000 scholarships, grants, awards and loans […]

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Mobile roaming costs

In four months, calling, texting and going online from your mobile phone when travelling in the EU will become even cheaper than it is now, with a maximum difference of €0.05 compared to the price at home. When you use your mobile phone in other EU countries – to call, text (send SMS messages) or […]

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Science Communication Intern for IIASA (Austria)

Applications are now open for our 2016  Science Communication Internship, in the IIASA Communications, Library, and Media department.    The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is currently accepting applications for its summer 2016 Science Communication Internship. The internship begins on 1 June and ends on 31 August. The internship covers the cost of […]

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Christmas is coming

Our teachers organized some dynamic and fun sessions where, besides practicing the language in a real context, we learned about Christmas traditions in different countries. We played Bingo, had some Christmas Quizzes and did many different activities. Our students had a wonderful time!                          […]

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EVS in Austria: youth work and media

Key facts: Project location: Bad Ischl, Salzkammergut Area in Austria Project Duration: September 2016 to April 2017 (9 months) Participants: Above the age of 18, interest in youth work and media Language skills: Basic level of English or German Activities: Work at a youth centre & a local radio station Accommodation: private room with bathroom […]

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Where do teachers earn the most?

Where do teachers earn the most? The answer is Luxembourg. This small European country is where teachers can expect to earn the highest wages, according to OECD research. The 2013 data, from the OECD’s new report, Education at a Glance 2015, highlights average earnings for teachers in OECD countries across a number of variables, including teaching level […]

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EVS: HOW DOES IT WORK?

Are you between 17 and 30 and willing to spend from 2 weeks to 12 months abroad as an EVS volunteer? How does it work? An EVS  project is a partnership between two or more promoting organisations. These organisations are responsible for recruiting volunteers for their project. Volunteers participate in EVS through a Sending Organisation […]

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How to fill an application form to prepare an Erasmus+project proposal – Part 1

Are you going to submit an Erasmus+ project proposal in 2016? – If yes, here you have some videos that can help you prepare a successful project proposal Application Form: A. General Information and B.Context. Application Form: C. Participants. Application form: D. Description of the Project and E.Participants’ profile Application Form: F. Preparation.     […]

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EURES: Why is applying for a job getting so complicated?

EURES is a network of Public Employment Services in the European Economic Area and Switzerland that provides job-matching services for jobseekers and employers. On the EURES portal, there are over 1 400 000 vacancies and 1 100 000 CVs already registered. This month EURES has published an article “An interview, a psychometric test and a questionnaire. Why is applying for […]

Maximising skills for jobs and jobs for skills

More than one in four (27%) European employees are in dead-end positions with skills higher than needed to do their job and limited potential to grow. At the same time, 22% of employees say that their skills have not developed since they started their current job. These are some of the findings of Cedefop’s European skills […]

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The 2015 Education and Training Monitor is out

DG Education and Culture published one of their most awaited publications of the year – the 2015 Education and Training Monitor (DE, EN). The Monitor presents the latest evidence available on a number of issues directly related to ET 2020’s priority areas, such as educational poverty, education attainment levels, inclusiveness, quality and relevance. https://ec.europa.eu/epale/en/content/education-and-training-monitor-calls-greater-investment-education

Overview of EU Funds for research and innovation

The summary prepared by the European Parliamentary Research Service presents principal EU programmes that are connected to, or impact on, research and innovation activities: COSME, Erasmus+, the Health programme, the Life programme and the Connecting Europe Facility. These programmes provide a global estimated budget of more than €120 billion in EU funds to support research and innovation […]

Erasmus+ Guide 2016

Are you preparing a project to be submitted within the Erasmus+ programme in 2016? Do you know the differences between the Erasmus+ Guide 2015 and Erasmus+Guide 2016? Here you are: http://www.aiuto.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/confronto-guide-2015-2016.pdf Good luck with your project!

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European Digital Jobs Fair (Madrid)

The Fair is organised in response to the mismatch between demand and supply of digital technology experts in Europe. The fair will enable digitally skilled people to interview for jobs available in companies from Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK, where there is a high demand for digital technology experts. The fair will also aim […]

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Training Course “The essence of coaching”

6-9 May 2015 | Arnhem, Netherlands A 3-days training for youth workers and EVS mentors who are involved in Erasmus+ Youth non-formal education projects. For participants from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of, Malta, Netherlands, […]

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