Young European Ambassadors

Sector: Youth
Type: Programme
Location: Europe
Deadline: Finished
Organiser: EU

This is an opportunity for young role models who aim to shape the views on the EU among peers in their communities. To do so effectively, you are offered volunteering, career-building, and young leadership opportunities.

New ambassadors annually join the network of more than 1700 young people from 34 European countries. Could you apply now to be among them? 

The EU Neighbours East project provides the initiative. This is one of the thousands of EU opportunities for Ukraine.

More about the initiative

What do I get?
  • Trips to the EU and countries in Eastern Europe to participate in events like European youth forums, Eastern Partnership conferences, study trips, workshops and more 
  • Regular online hands-on workshops from EU officials, diplomats, journalists, representatives of civil society and companies 
  • A network of 1700 active peers that share your interests and can advise you on Erasmus+, EU project job, or taking part in EU cooperation in any other way
  • An active community online and offline: talks, workshops, fairs, ideathons, pub quizzes, meetings, school visits, Europe Days or Instagram live debates, online bingos, social media campaigns, etc.
Can I apply?

You can become one of the Young European Ambassadors if you:

  • Are a citizen of Ukraine, the EU, the UK, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, or the Republic of Moldova.
  • Are between 16 and 26 years old.
  • Have a good level of English.
  • Possess good communication skills and are motivated to work in an international team.
  • Are interested in EU affairs and keen to engage online and share information, knowledge, and opportunities with your peers.
  • Are ready to initiate, implement and participate in civic engagement activities.

Check the list of frequently asked questions at the link.

What do I need to apply?
  • Completed application form. Elaborate about yourself, your experience with the EU-funded projects and the activities you would like to implement within the project.
  • Motivation letter — up to 300 words.
  • One of five creative tasks of your choice.
How do I apply?

Submit the online application form in English by 1 October 2023.

This is the first stage. If your application is successful, you will be invited for the interview.

Good to know
  • You can apply If you are 16 within one month and are more than six months until you turn 26 after expressing your interest in becoming a Young European Ambassador. 
  • You must be 18 years old to participate in activities involving international travel. Youth aged 16-17 can participate in online events and local activities in their countries.
  • This is a voluntary project offering no remuneration. The programme is designed flexibly so as not to interfere with your studying or working.
  • The final results after all steps will be announced in December 2023.

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