Call for proposal 2009 — Youth in Action Programme 2007-2013 YOUTH Closed!


This call for proposals is based on Decision Nº 1719/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006, establishing the Youth in Action programme for the period 2007 to 2013

The general objectives stated in the Decision establishing of the Youth in Action Programme are the following:

  • Promote young people's active citizenship in general and their European citizenship in particular.
  • Develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, in particular in order to foster social cohesion in the European Union.
  • Foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries.
  • Contribute to developing the quality of support systems for youth activities and the capabilities of civil society organisations in the youth field.
  • Promote European cooperation in the youth field.

In adition to our useful documents section, further information about Call for Proposals 2009 under Youth in Action Programme (2007-2013) can be found at the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) website.


This call for proposal concerns the support to the following Actions and sub-Actions listed below:

Action 1: Youth for Europe

  • Youth Exchanges.
  • Youth Initiatives.
  • Youth Democracy Projects.

Action 2: European Voluntary Service

Action 3: Youth in the World

  • Cooperation with the Neighbouring Countries of the European Union.

Action 4: Youth Support Systems

  • Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations.

Action 5: Support for European cooperation in the youth field

  • Meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 114,96 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 February 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 June 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 November 2009 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 April 2009 - 12 years ago (Start date for projects)
  • 01 September 2009 - 12 years ago (The project termination deadline)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposal 2009 — Youth in Action Programme 2007-2013 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Non profit organisations

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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