Rethinking European Political Culture – Berlin // Belgrade, Pristina // Nice

Rethinking European Political Culture How to strengthen cooperation, integration and concrete Youth participation?

Exchange for young people (18-29 years old) from France, Germany, Kosovo* and Serbia in Berlin, Nice, Belgrade and Pristina

An exceptional opportunity to meet and engage with Youth from France, Germany, Kosovo and Serbia in Berlin, Nice, Belgrade and Pristina.

 The programme consists of a series of 3 workshops intended for youth (18-29 years old) who are nationals or residents of France, Germany, Kosovo and Serbia. The programme targets young thinkers who are interested in politics, Europe, asking questions and developing ideas.

 The workshops are scheduled for the following dates and locations:

Berlin, Germany: September 16-21, 2019

Belgrade, Serbia & Pristina, Kosovo: November 3-10, 2019

Nice, France: March 3-9, 2020


The interactive programme will consist of joint reflection and analysis of intercultural challenges, inputs from participants and experts, visits and exchanges with key organizations and institutions, as well as training and exercise elements. The target group is defined in such a way as to obtain as many different perspectives as possible on the concept of “political culture” in the encounter. The main objective of the programme will be to develop and improve the participants´skills and working knowledge on outreach and communication.


The participation fee is €165 for French and German nationals and €75 for Serbian and Kosovar nationals. This fee will cover all travel, accommodation, and workshop costs during all three weeks of the programme. Programme participants are required to attend all 3 workshops.


Workshops will be held in English.

Applications :

In order to apply, please send a complete application along with your CV to and The application form can be found here.

6 participants will be selected from each respective country for a total group size of 24. Due to 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 JUNE 30, 2019 at 17:00. 

Please address questions to or

The project is organized in cooperation with the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights Serbia and Kosovo :

and generously funded by the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ/DFJW) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO):

Belgrade © Zlatan Jovanovic

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence