The new version of the Guide of Erasmus+ is online since today.
The Guide contains not only general information but also some relavant news on new organization of Key Actions.
For example, among EVS projects, there are now also "Strategic EVS".
Find out what they are, together with other information on the European programme for Education, training , Youth and Sport.
You can download the Guide (only available in English version) by following this link.
The European Parliament offers translation traineeships in its Secretariat in order to contribute to the vocational training of young citizens, and to the understanding of the working of the institution.
Applicants for a translation traineeship for university graduates must:
Dates of next traineeships Application period
Find out more: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/aboutparliament/en/007cecd1cc/Traineeships.html
Deadline: November 15, 2016
The aim of the Heinz-Schwarzkopf-Foundation Young Europe, founded in 1971 in Hamburg, is to support the development of young people to be politically conscious and responsible personalities and to support the European process.
Young European of the Year Award
Since 1991 the Foundation supports the European Youth Parliament. The EYP aims to promote the European dimension in education and to give 18-26 age students the opportunity to participate in a practical, positive learning experience.
This is an opportunity to nominate a young person between 18 and 26 years old, in the year of receiving the prize, who has dedicated themselves in a voulunteer capacity to foster understanding between peoples and/or European integration. The candidates should have achieved outstanding results and wish to actively promote their ideas in the future.
The award is financed with EUR 5.000 to be used to finance a six-month practical internship at the office of a Member of the European Parliament or another European institution.
It is also possible to use the award to finance a project which promotes European integration.
Under the nominating persons, the organisers, will award an interrail ticket for 7days of travel within one month.
Find out more: http://schwarzkopf-stiftung.de/en/awards/junger-europaer-des-jahres
Every year the Foundation finances classical travel scholarship awards (EUR 550) to young people between 18 and 26 years of age.The scholarship should enable young people to discover and discuss the different social and political questions in the host country. A final report on the journey and the different experiences should be written afterwards. There is a contest on the best travel reports at the end of every year.
Non-German young people may only get funding for travelling in Germany and should have a certain knowledge of the German language.
The deadline for applications for travel scholarships are each year on 1 March and 1 September.
Applications should arrive approximately eight weeks before the start of the journey.
The application forms are in German. For the Young European of the Year Award you may also contact the European Youth Parliament in your country.
You can find a list of addresses on: http://www.eypej.org/?go=5&goS=2
The InterRail-Global Passes, in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn, is a travel grant giving young people the opportunity to travel into 30 European countries including Turkey during a period up to one month.
The ticket is usually sold for EUR 450 and is valid for four weeks.
Young people between 17 and 25 years who have permanently lived in the EU, Russia or Turkey may apply for this grant.
The trip has to be done under the working topic of “Climate-friendly mobility in Europe and the railways”. Not later than three months after the journey, the stipendiary is requested to submit a detailed report explaining the research topic, the concrete findings and a reflection on the experiences and impressions from the trip.The report will be published by the Foundation.
1 March or 1 September. (For administrative reasons, the trip can start not earlier than May 1st for the March deadline and not earlier than November 1st or the September deadline)
Find out more:
All details about the travel scholarships are available here.
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Type: Online Game Competition
Being mobile in Europe gives the possibility to experience new countries, new cultures and new people.
The Eurodesk Game is designed to encourage European young people between 13 and 30 years old, from all Eurodesk countries, to follow the story of Alex who is looking for an opportunity abroad.
The game consists of 5 different episodes in which participants will have to answer 1 questions for each episode. Questions will focus on Eurodesk services and European mobility opportunities. For each episode, young people will receive hints in order to answer the questions easier. At the end of the game when all the five questions are answered, Alex will finally find the desired opportunity and with it the story ends.
Among the successful entrants, those who answered all questions correctly, one random winner will be selected. The winner will receive an iPad mini.
Find out more: http://timetomove.eurodesk.eu/#help-alex
Deadline: October 25, 2016
The European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF), in cooperation with Huawei, has launched a new competition for young entrepreneurs.
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 the following questions:
All entry materials must be in English.
Applications can be submitted several times until the deadline.
The short-listed candidates will be invited to all-expenses paid two-day hackathon in Brussels, Belgium.
Six finalists and six runner-up finalists will be selected and the six finalists will be invited to pitch at the InnoApps Finals Event in Brussels.
This InnoApps edition will feature two prizes:
Find out more: http://innoapps.eu
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Location: World Bank HQ, Washington, D.C., USA.
The World Bank Group is offering internship opportunities to highly motivated and successful individuals. An opportunity to improve your skills while working in a diverse environment. This opportunity gives to our interns generally a rewarding and interesting experience.
To be eligible for the internship:
The Bank Group pays an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are located in Washington, D.C. (some positions are offered in country offices) and are a minimum of four weeks in duration.
Online application can be accessed here. Please attach the following documents (mandatory) before submitting:
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Deadline: October 21, 2016. At 18:00 CET
The awards recognise girls and women who have distinguished themselves in digital studies and careers, and organisations contributing to increased participation of girls and women in digital sectors in Europe.
The respective awards are destined for Europe’s very first:
The Awards, which have been accepted as an official pledge to the Grand Coalition for Digital Skills and Jobs in Europe, have the following objectives:
The nomination forms for the three awards can be found on the awards website.
Entrants, from EU members, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, are invited to read the terms and conditions for participation in the Awards, including eligibility and judging criteria, which can be found under the "submit an entry" section of each award.
Winners in each category will be recognised at the Ada Awards Ceremony on 9 December 2016 (TBC) in Brussels, Blgium.
Find out all the details about the awards: http://digitalwomanaward.com
Deadline: October 17, 2016
Tvebiomovies 2016 is a video competition inviting anyone from any age and from any country to create a one-minute film about the environment.
A judging panel will select the best three proposals in each category, which will be funded with US$300. Funding will only be awarded on delivery of the film
The finalist films must be received by 17 October 2016.
Finalist films will be displayed on tve‘s Inspiring Change YouTube channel between 24 October and 17 December 2016.
The film with the most views in each category will win a prize of US$1500.
Find out more: http://biomovies.tve.org/en/the-competition/short-film-proposals
Deadline: 9 October 2016 at 23:00 CET (for events between 7 December 2016 and 7 March 2017).
BEST, Board of European Students of Technology, is a non profit student organisation. It is run by students, working for students. BEST organises different activities where students from member universities get the opportunity to increase their international experience, establish contacts, improve their English and have fun. Each BEST Course is attended by 20-30 students of engineering.
Local BEST groups arrange short (1-2 weeks long) courses throughtout the year, where engineering students get the chance to learn more about a specific topic in their field of interest. BEST also organises seminars on educational issues, engineering competitions and leisure events.
In a learning event participants attend lectures given by the university's teaching staff or by experts from companies. They visit companies, industrial plants or research centres and sometimes take part in case studies.
Topics of the learning events cover mainly different technology fields, economics, marketing and management.
At the end of the course students take an exam, which is designed to test the results of the course and evaluate the participants' success. An increasing number of courses are recognised by many universities and students attending these courses can get credit from their home universities.
You can find a list of BEST courses here:
The organising local BEST group takes care of accommodation and subsistence during the entire event, transportation to lectures and all activities related to the contents of the event, teaching and material costs and social activities.
Depending on the situation of the local BEST group, there might be a participation fee:
Who can apply:
How to apply:
The organising local BEST group receives the applications, and makes a selection on regional aspects, the motivation letter and on the educational background of the applicant. The organisers also aim at having equal number of male and female participants.
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The European Parliament offers young people who have a secondary-school leaving certificate corresponding to the level required for entry to university, or who have completed a higher or technical course to an equivalent level, the opportunity to undertake training placements. Priority is given to young people who are required to complete a training placement as part of their course of study, provided that they have reached the age of 18 by the first day of the placement.
Training placements are awarded for periods of between one and four months, with the possibility of exceptions.
A small number of citizens of third countries may be awarded traineeship in the European Parliament.
There are three fixed deadlines a year:
For non-mandatory traineeships
For mandatory traineeships
For more information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/aboutparliament/en/007cecd1cc/Traineeships.html
Deadline: October 2, 2016
Location: Brussels, Belgium.
Young European Leadership (YEL), an international nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, in his dedication to empowering young leaders and future decision makers from Europe and beyond, is now calling application for his Young European Council 2016. Through these engaging events, YEL aims to inspire these leaders from all backgrounds to shape the future of Europe, fostering innovative solutions to local and global challenges.
Are you an aspiring and motivited young leader interested in European policy and decisionmaking? Apply now to participate in the #YEC16 as a delegate in the Council for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Foreign Affairs and Development Aid, or Security and Home Affairs!
If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch by writing to email@example.com, with subject line Question YEC.
Apply Now | Application YEC 2016
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Deadline: October 31, 2016
Location and date: Zurich, Switzerland. December 1, 2016.
Type: Partially Funded.
World Resources Forum (WRF) is an independent non-profit international organization that serves as a platform connecting and fostering knowledge exchange on resources management amongst business leaders, policy-makers, NGOs, scientists and the public.
Student fees are heavily reduced, in case of being selected you'd pay only 33%. Grants are available for undergraduate, master and PhD students. Please bring your student ID to the conference.
Great opportunity to network, participate in workshops, find interesting opportunities at WRF, UN and Swiss and European organisations dealing with the issue of natural resources. Registration fee includes lunch, coffee breaks, evening aperitif, conference material and WiFi access.
The number of participants is limited to 150!
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- January 15, 2017: for the fall-winter semester and
- April 15, 2017: for the spring semester.
Fellowships are awarded, without regard to nationality, to qualified persons doing advanced creative work or scholarly research in the following disciplines: archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film or video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theatre, visual arts.
In the Arts, the study centre welcomes persons doing both creative and scholarly work (such as art history, musicology, film criticism and so on). With respect to music and theatre, the centre does not have rehearsal studio space for persons wishing to work extensively in performance. However, since 2013, the Bogliasco Foundation has a brand-new, state-of-the-art 365 sq ft dance studio, including a sprung floor with marley surface, mirrors, portable barres, and audio-video projection and recording capabilities.
Each year approximately 50 fellowships are awarded. Their duration of the residency at the Liguria Study Center is 30 to 34 days depending on the geographic origin of the fellow, his/her discipline, and various scheduling requirements of the Foundation.
Applications are reviewed twice a year.
During their stay at the Centre, fellows and accompanying spouses/companions are provided with accommodation and subsistence.
There is an application fee.
Find out how to apply here: http://www.bfge.org/en/apply
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Foreign Affairs and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy want to give tomorrow’s leaders the opportunity to demonstrate innovative thinking on the issues that shape their world. In the 2016 Student Essay Competition, one undergraduate's essay will be selected to be published on the Foreign Affairs Website.
Essay Topic: What global issue should world leaders be paying more attention to? In your essay, please propose a solution to the problem you address.
Submissions should be between 1,200 and 1,500 words. All quotations or uncommon facts should be appropriately cited. Entries must be original, unpublished work written by the contestant.
Completed entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on October 15, 2016.
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Deadline: January 20, 2017
The University of Adelaide, one of Australia's most prestigious universities, is pleased to offer 40 scholarships, in any discipline, for international students in 2017-2018 academic session.
Scholarships in this program have the following conditions:
The University of Adelaide provides a waiver of 25% of the annual tuition fee for each year of the program for the full duration of the program, up to a maximum of four years.
The mode of applying is online.
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