Youth exchanges allow groups of young people from different countries to join each other and live together for a period of time. During Youth Exchanges participants develop together, with the support of responsibles, a program of work (a mix of workshops, exercises, debates, simulations, theatralization, outdoor activities, etc ) designed and prepared by themselves before the Exchange. Youth Exchanges allow young people to develop competences, to become aware of social issues, discover new cultures, traditions, lifestyles mainly through learning among peers. The learning process is realized through not formal ways of education. Youth Exchange offers an experience of international mobility with the safety of a group and the possibility of relying on an appropriate number of group responsibles who take care of the participants.


Volunteering activities allow young people between 18 and 30 years old to express their personal commitment through a full-time volunteering service in another country of EU or outside EU. Young volunteers will have the possibility to contribute to the daily work of organizations that are involved in information and policies in the youth field, in the personal and socio-educational development of young people, civil participation, social assistance, inclusion of disadvantaged groups, environment, not formal education programmes, TIC and mediatic alphabetization, culture and creativity, cooperation and development, etc. Volunteers can realize their volunteering service as individuals or as a group. The duration can be between 2 and 12 months, exceptionally there are short-duration projects between 2 weeks and 2 months.


This activity supports professional development of workers in the youth field through activities such as internationalor transnational seminaries, formation courses, actions in order to put people in contact, studying visits, etc, or an internship to observe for a period or more an organization in another country which works in the youth field. Workers participation in the youth field in this kind of activities supports the development of their organization skills and the internationalization of its job.