Youth Exchange Programme - France, Germany and the Western Balkans


The Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE Nice/Berlin), crossborder factory (Berlin/Sarajevo) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights Serbia (YIHR, Belgrade) supported by the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ/DFJW) are pleased to announce our upcoming programme:

Escaping the Loop of Nationalism and Populism
The Spirit of Thinking and Questioning


An exceptional opportunity to engage with youth from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

Are you an ARTivist?
Are you an Ambassador?
Are you an Analyst?
Or just interested in the topic of nationalism and populism?
Then join our project!

It will consist of a series of 3 workshops, one online, two face-to-face one in Belgrade and one in Nice. The programme targets young activists interested in a dialogue and exchange with other young Europeans.

The first e-workshops are scheduled for the following dates:

12, 13, 14 & 19, 20 July 2021

The face-to-face workshops will take place in Belgrade from 14 to 20 November 2021, the dates for Nice in 2022 still have to be defined.
The interactive online workshop will bring together young people from these countries to exchange ideas and experiences through an online platform on which they will be able to communicate, develop questions, share ideas and work on concrete projects.

Language: E-workshops will be held in English.

Applications: In order to apply, please fill in the form here

Price for all three workshops: 90€ for participants from France and Germany, 50€ for participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

Due to the high volume of applications, we regret to only notify those who have been accepted to the programme and will not notify those that are not chosen.

The deadline for submission is 20 June 2021.

For more information please contact

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