Call for Applications, EuroSchool 2018 in Azerbaijan


The EU Delegation is pleased to announce a call for applications to participate in the EuroSchool from 28-30 August 2018 in one of the regions of Azerbaijan. Participants will have a chance in an interactive educational environment to learn more about the EU, its history, fundamental principles and values, the process of alignment and legislative harmonization, issues of energy and environment, European Neighbourhood Policy, the Eastern Partnership initiative, and EU-Azerbaijan relations.

The EuroSchool also aims at providing the younger generation with a comprehensive understanding of functioning of the EU institutions in order to promote dialogue, co-operation, and mutual respect among young people, to raise awareness of the EU’s role in Azerbaijan, as well as to improve people-to people contacts between the EU and Azerbaijan. With the participation of two ‘Young European Ambassadors’, discussion will be organized on issues relevant to young people such as: the EU and its role for youth in Europe and in the Eastern Partnership countries, opportunities for young people across the region, including education opportunities, as well as national and regional youth organisations. In addition, representatives of the OPEN Neighbourhood Programme will introduce participants to the ‘Young European Ambassadors’ network that connects youth from the EU Member States and the Eastern Partnership countries, including Azerbaijan.

The training will be conducted by experienced international trainers in English. Transportation from Baku to the region and back, meals and accommodation will be covered by the EU Delegation. 

By the end of the EuroSchool, participants should feel more engaged with the EU, gain a better understanding of the EU processes, and have the ability to use the obtained skills for further promotion of the EU and its activities in Azerbaijan. Participants will receive a certificate and will be suggested to become members of the ‘Young European Ambassadors’ network.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Young people between 18 and 25 years old
  • Higher education students or graduates
  • Fluent in English
  • Interest in International Affairs, European Union, Political sciences, International Trade, Education, or Energy
  • Full participation and availability for the whole period of the EuroSchool
  • Azerbaijani citizens.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and Motivation Letter (maximum one page) in English, which will include also an answer to the question "How could the EU benefit from cooperation with Azerbaijan?" with subject "EuroSchool 2018" to Delegation-Azerbaijan@eeas.europa.eu by 29 July 2018.