marți, 28 ianuarie 2014

Call for Romanian participants: Youth exchange in Gdansk, Poland on the topic of intercultural dialogue

GEYC is selecting 8 Romanian participants to take part in the "WALL ON THE HIGH TIDE" European project that will take place near Gdansk, Poland, from 16th to 24th of July 2014. This is an intercultural dialogue project aimed to raise awareness regarding the other cultures.

Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. 
Other applications will not be considered. Deadline: 09.02.2014. Apply now!

Credits: Wikipedia
About the project 
The project will help clarify the concept of culture and will increase the participants awareness regarding differences and similarities between European cultures and societies. Participants will have the opportunity to share their ideas, traditions and cultural particularities throughout the project, using elements of non-formal education. 
Participating countries: Poland, Turkey, Romania (8 participants + 1 group leader from each)

Available places: 8 participants (if possible 4F and 4M)

Timeline 
• until 9th of February - submitting the online applications;  
• until 25th of February - selection of participants, notifications and confirmations (paying the participation fee - please notice that the participation fee is non-reimbursable; for under 18 participants, a parental consent will be needed);  
• By 1st of March: organizers will arrange the travel details (please be ready to cover your travel costs: at the moment of the call the cheaper return flight costs 197 EUR, however we expect a price increase of 20-30 EUR by the end of February, feel free to check Paravion for the current price level). GEYC will support you throughout the booking process and the reimbursement procedure; 
• July 16th-24th: the exchange takes place: enjoy Polish culture, intercultural exchange and beautiful Gdansk;

Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. 
Other applications will not be considered. Deadline: 09.02.2014. Apply now!

Selection criteria 
• Personal and professional motivation;
• Gender balance;
• Age: participants: 17-24 years old;
• English level: at least conversational;
• GEYC volunteers and GEYC Community applicants will have priority to participate;

Financial details: 
The organizers will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission:
- 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs;
- 70% of transport costs (as a reimbursement after all justifying documents are provided, in order to confirm the participation on this project, selected participants will be required to advance 100% of the travel costs);

Participants will be required to cover:
- a participation fee covering administrative costs for this project (the fee will be paid in RON, by bank transfer at the exchange rate given by the Romanian National Bank (BNR) for the day of payment; the fee will be paid after the participants are selected. Please don't pay any fee before you receive the confirmation e-mail): 15 EUR for GEYC Community (please note that for this call we will consider the members that joined the Community before January 28th, 2014) applicants and 25 EUR for other applicants (the group leader and GEYC active volunteers are not required to pay the participation fee); 
 - (if needed) medical insurance;
 - (if needed) any other personal costs;

Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. 
Other applications will not be considered. Deadline: 09.02.2014. Apply now!

Relevant information 
• In order to travel to Poland, Romanian participants should own a valid ID card or passport.
• Arrangements regarding medical insurance are the responsibility of the participants;

Contact
If you have any questions feel free to contact us through the Contact form or by Facebook (as a private message). Please mention ”YE Gdansk” when you contact us.

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