13 May 2015

Call for 3 Romanian participants (no age limit): Training Course in Bédeille, France (28th September-9th October 2015)

GEYC is selecting 3 Romanian participants, to take part in "Alternative Communication" European project that will take place in Bédeille, France, from 28th September to 9th October 2015. The aim of this TC is to allow participants to discover different ways of acting and being involved as a European citizenships. Deadline: May, 29, 2015.

Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. Other applications will not be considered.
Deadline: May, 29, 2015 | Apply now!

The aim: 
Raising awarness of informal education as one of the most important ways to improve the involvement in the society and promoting European citizenship.

About the project:
This Training Course is specially designed for those who like to live in the nature and like to deconect from the urban noise. There, you will find great people with whom will share great memories. Bédeille is a beautifull rural area in southwestern France, the locatin of the project is quite far from big shops and there is no Wifi (but there is cable Internet and Computers), it's rustic but very nice and functional farm. Being at the 3rd edition of this project, many people discovered this type of living as relaxing, calm and enjoyable. The place allows countless possibilities for workshops, games and parties. Each day there will be small task group like cooking, cleaning etc. Each country group will have to organise a cultural evening, where they will have to present some elements of their culture and cook the meal for the evening.

There is a large, pretty and functional outside kitchen, protected from the rain.

Outside kitchen
There are dormitories in the house and also a Mongolian tent in the garden.

Mongolian tent
There is a bathroom in the house and shower cabins with hot water in the garden. All of the toilets are dry toilets, promoted for ecological reasons.

Relaxing outside in Bédeille
If you want to stay longer you can go to Toulouse for visiting the city. 

Capitole of Toulouse at night
Or maybe take a detour through Paris?

Eiffel Tower
Or why not Rome?
Colosseum, Rome
GEYC will support you through the whole process.

Available place:
-3 participants with no age limit

Selection criteria:
-personal motivation
-minimum 18 years old
-gender balance
-GEYC volunteers and GEYC Community applicants will have priority to participate

Deadline: May, 29, 2015 | Apply now!


  • until 29th of May 2015: submitting the application form
  • by 1st of June: selection of participants, notifications and confirmations (paying the participation fee - please notice that the participation fee is non-reimbursable) 
    Note: if you won't receive an e-mail by 1st of June, it means that we found other suitable candidates for this project. 
  • by 4th of June: arranging the travel details (please be ready to cover your travel costs) feel free to check geyc.ro/flights for the current price level. GEYC will support you throughout the booking process and the reimbursement procedure; 
  • between 29th September and 9th of October: the training course takes place.

  • Financial details:
    The organizers will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission: 
    • 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs; 
    • Transport cost up to 360 EUR per participant. 
    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; the fee will be paid after the participants are selected). Please don't pay any fee before you receive the confirmation e-mail): 225 RON (50 EURO) for GEYC Community (please note that for this call we will consider the members that joined the Community before May, 13th, 2015) applicants and  360 RON (80 EUR) for other applicants (GEYC active volunteers are not required to pay the participation fee); The fee is calculated at a fixed exchage rate (EUR=4.5 RON)
    • (if needed) transport cost - only the amount exceeding 360 EUR; 
    • (if needed) medical insurance; 
    • (if needed) any other personal costs.

    Relevant information 
    • In order to start their travel, Romanian participants should own a valid ID card or passport.
    • Arrangements regarding medical insurance are the responsibility of the participants.
    • In order to be reimbursed, Romanian participants should start their travel from Romania.
    • Please make sure you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of GEYC European mobility programs before you apply
    • For more information about the previous projects in Bédeille please click here.
    • A draft schedule can be found below

    Deadline: May, 29, 2015 | Apply now!

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

    As an output to this project, the participants worked together in making a Booklet for Citizen Expression where you can find it here. Enjoy!