Call for proposal - Youth in Action Programme 2007-2013 EAC/57/10 Closed!


Call EAC/57/10 develops the general objectives stated in the Decision establishing the Youth in Action Programme, namely:

  • 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


Action 1 — Youth for Europe

  • Sub-Action 1.1 — Youth Exchanges (lasting up to 15 months): Youth Exchanges offer an opportunity for  groups of young people from different countries to meet and learn about each other’s cultures. The groups plan together their Youth Exchange around a theme of mutual interest.
  • Sub-Action 1.2 — Youth Initiatives (lasting from 3 to 18 months): Youth Initiatives support group  projects designed at local, regional and national level. They also support the networking of similar projects between different countries, in order to strengthen their European aspect and to enhance  cooperation and exchanges of experiences between young people.
  • Sub-Action 1.3 — Youth Democracy Projects (lasting from 3 to 18 months): Youth Democracy Projects  support young people’s participation in the democratic life of their local, regional or national  community, and at international level.

Action 2 — European Voluntary Service

The Action supports young people's participation in various forms of voluntary activities, both within and  outside the European Union. Under this Action, young people take part individually or in groups in non-profit, unpaid voluntary activities abroad (lasting up to 24 months).

Action 3 — Youth in the World

  • Sub-Action 3.1 — Cooperation with the Neighbouring Countries of the European Union (lasting up to 15  months): this sub-Action supports projects with Neighbouring Partner Countries, namely Youth Exchanges and Training and Networking Projects in the youth field.

Action 4 — Youth Support Systems

  • Sub-Action 4.3 — Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations (lasting from  3 to 18 months): this sub-Action supports in particular the exchange of experiences, expertise and good  practice as well as activities which may lead to long-lasting quality projects, partnerships and networks.

Action 5 — Support for European cooperation in the youth field

  • Sub-Action 5.1 — Meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy (lasting from 3 to 9  months): this sub-Action supports cooperation, seminars and structured dialogue between young people, those active in youth work and those responsible for youth policy.

Pay attention to the different Deadlines for application depending on the starting date of the project.

European community funding

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

  • 122,62 Million EUR (Global Budget)
  • 46,60 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 1)
  • 46,50 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 2)
  • 7,90 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 3)
  • 15,70 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 4)
  • 5,70 Million EUR (Partial budget for area 5)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 November 2011 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call - 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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