Training Course "Intercultural dialogue and democratic spaces 2.0" in France (Fully Funded)

Open call for the youth workers, youth leaders, active youth, and youth project managers from Europe to attend Erasmus+ training course "Intercultural dialogue and democratic spaces 2.0" for 8 days in Mulhouse, France. The project is to  strengthen and develop cooperation between different youth from different organisations in Europe active in the youth field.
Training Course "Intercultural dialogue and democratic spaces 2.0" in France (Fully Funded)

About Mulhouse

Mulhouse is a french city, which is close to the German and Swiss borders. It is the largest city in Haut-Rhin and, after Strasbourg, the second-largest in Alsace.

Mulhouse is well-known for its museums, particularly the Cité de l'Automobile (also called the National Museum of the Automobile, or "National Museum of the Automobile") and the Cité du Train (also called the French Museum of the Railway, or "French Museum of the Railway"), which are the largest automobile and railroad museums in the world, respectively. Mulhouse is also the main seat of the Upper Alsace University, where the secretariat of the European Physical Society is found.

About the training

The aim of this training is to equip 24 youth workers and youth leaders with intercultural and communication skills in order to facilitate safe, democratic and inclusive spaces for their volunteers and target groups. The main objectives of the project are:

- to train youth workers and youth leaders to facilitate intercultural and democratic processes and activities within their organisations

- to bring awareness on the meaning and the importance of intercultural dialogue as a fundamental tool to mitigate diverse group dynamics

- to exchange on best practices within youth workers/youth leaders organisations

- to strengthen the cooperation started within the PBA

Impacts of the project

The desired impacts on the training participants are:

- the youth workers/youth leaders will have a set of tools and methods to use to facilitate intercultural and democratic processes within their organisations

- the youth workers/youth leaders will develop their facilitation skills

- the youth workers/youth leaders will have the chance to improve their quality in facilitation skills

- the youth workers/youth leaders will broaden their perspective on working with diverse groups in an inclusive way

- the youth workers/youth leaders will develop their networking and cooperation skills

- the youth workers/youth leaders will develop their social and communication skills

- the youth workers/youth leaders will acquire further skills to develop Erasmus plus projects and activities


- The participants must come from one of the countries below:

Austria, Belgium - DE, Belgium - FL, Belgium - FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey.

- Minimum age 18 years old, there is no maximum age.

- Active member of an NGO or organisation with a valid OID number (newcomers are welcomed)

Youth worker or leader of Erasmus+ youth exchanges (also participant with less/fewer opportunities)

- Have a good command of English language 

Motivation to take active part in all workshops during the activity

Note: The participants of this training course can not be already engaged under an other Erasmus + mobility (example: ESC volunteers can not participate, Erasmus student neither ...)

Financial conditions and Benefits

This project is fully funded by Erasmus+ Programme of European Union and includes:

- There is no participation fee.

- The accommodation is free for all the participants in a comfortable hotel in the city centre B&B Hotel Mulhouse Centre. the participants will stay in double rooms with two single beds. The beds have sheets, blankets, pillows and towels.

Each room has a private bathroom (with shower, sink and toilet) and a television.

- There are no washing machines in the hotel. There is a hair dryer in the hotel but no iron 

The hotel is fully non smoking. Wi-Fi is available and free.

The food is provided for free, The breakfast (a buffet) will be served at the hotel. the lunch and dinner will be be provided by a local restaurant next to the activities place. 

The activities will be held at the “Maison des Associations de Bourtzwiller”, It's located 15 minutes by tram from the hotel (tram tickets will be provided)

Travel costs will be reimbursed according to the lump sum of Erasmus+ program taking into account the distance between your organisation and the place of the project 

  • for travel distance between 0 and 99 km: 23 EUR / person.
  • for travel distance between 100 and 499 km: 180 EUR / person, +30 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 500 and 1999 km: 275 EUR / person, +45 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 2000 and 2999 km: 360 EUR / person, +50 EUR extra for Green travel.
Visa’s fees will not be reimbursed.

  • IMPORTANT: keep all your travel documents! Online boarding passes and tickets for reimbursements. No documents = No reimbursement!
- Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity.

What to Bring?

- Your passport or ID

- European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) 

- Credit card if you have one for your personal expenses

- Please bring your own toothpaste (and toothbrush) and slippers (flip flops) if you need.

Any medicine you may need, the organisers will not provide any medicines during the training

- Traditional food, drinks and souvenirs for our intercultural evening


Application deadline: 5  January 2024

Selection result: 6 January 2024

Arrival day: 11 February 2024

Departure day: 18 February 2024

Extra days: You can add up to 2 extra days maximum if you want to spend more time in Germany, France or Switzerland on your own expenses, provided that the tickets on these days are not more expensive than on the official travel days. 

How to apply

To apply you just need to fill in the application form before 5 of January 2024 (23:59 CET)

For future details about the project, check the info-pack from HERE or Visit the opportunity website from HERE  

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