Exchange, Engage & Connect: EU Training Programme

🌍  Unlock Your European Potential: Join Our EU Training Programme!  🌍

Are you young and passionate about the European idea? Do you want a Europe, driven by collaboration and active participation of youth in political decision-making? Sounds interesting? Then, our international training programme is designed just for you!

About Us:

We are two pro-European youth organizations based in Austria and Denmark. Together, we are on a mission to empower young minds like yours, equipping you with knowledge, skills, and networks to shape the future of Europe.

Programme Highlights:

🔹 European Values: Explore European values, from democracy and equality to human rights, and understand how they formed our shared European identity.

🔹 EU-Knowledge: Dive deep into the heart of the European Union. Learn more about its institutions, policies, and decision-making processes to become an informed EU citizen.

🔹 Critical Thinking: Develop the ability to question, analyze, and evaluate information critically. Sharpen your skills to make well-informed decisions in a complex world.

🔹 Exchange and Networking: Connect with like-minded young people from across Europe. Create lasting friendships, share ideas and explore Erasmus+ opportunities.

🔹 Political Engagement: Gain the confidence and knowledge to actively participate in political decision-making at local, national, and European levels.

🔹Skill Development: Our training programme is designed by young people for young people. It is based on non-formal educational methods and includes dialogue with decision makers and experts of various fields.

Who can join?

All individuals (17 to 29 years) with citizenship or residency in Austria or Denmark are eligible for this programme. No prior knowledge is required! We welcome young people from all backgrounds who share our passion for a united and democratic Europe.

What is it about?

The training programme consists of 4 modules, taking place between April 2024 and March 2025 in Denmark, Austria and Brussels. Each module focuses on a different topic field and fosters the development of hard and soft skills. After completing all four modules, the participants will receive a certificate, highlighting the enhancement of their competencies and extension of their knowledge to become European change makers.

From Roots to Resilience

- Exploring the EU

Module 1 lays the foundations of your EU knowledge. Explore the history, values, and inner workings of the EU as we dive deep into its roots and current challenges. 

Youth Empowerment

- Active Citizenship

Module 2 focuses on your soft skill development. You will improve your ability to communicate your opinions in discussions, exchange within intercultural groups and improve your leadership qualities.


Module 3, conducted simultaneously in Austria and Denmark, empowers you in taking an active role in the EU. Discuss your member state’s relations to the EU with decision makers. 

Brussels Experience

- Looking behind the Scenes

Module 4, an eye-opening Brussels trip, allows you to witness the inner workings of the EU institutions firsthand. Gain insights into policy-making processes in action and visit the heart of the EU. 

Join the European Movement:

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to exchange, engage and connect! Together, we can make a difference!

📅  Dates:

  • Module 1 in Copenhagen (DK), Friday, 26.04.2024 to Monday, 29.04.2024
  • Module 2 in Neumarkt in der Steiermark (AT), Sunday, 07.07.2024 to Wednesday, 10.07.2024
  • Module 3 simultaneously in Copenhagen (DK) & Graz (AT), Friday, 15.11.2024 to Sunday, 17.11.2024
  • Module 4 in Brussels (BE), March 2025 – five days

Apply Now: 

Secure your spot today – sign up HERE!

The deadline for signing up is on 01.02.2024. Applications for remaining places are possible until 15.02.2024. . Please note that all modules are essential to your experience and trainning under this programme, and that people that are not able to particpate in the modules (exluding sudden extra-ordinary circumstrance) will be less likley to be selected for training programme. In case of selection you will be asked at a later date to deposit a sum of 100 Euro, to be reimbursed upon the completion of all four modules. Costs for accommodation, meals and programme are covered by us. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 275 Euro per module. If you have any questions, please contact us (

🇪🇺  Together for a better Europe!  🇪🇺

This project is co-funded by Erasmus+ and Land Steiermark.

Von der Europäischen Union finanziert. Die geäußerten Ansichten und Meinungen entsprechen jedoch ausschließlich denen der Autorin oder des Autors bzw. der Autorinnen oder Autoren und spiegeln nicht zwingend die der Europäischen Union oder der OeAD-GmbH wider. Weder die Europäische Union noch die OeAD-GmbH können dafür verantwortlich gemacht werden.