Young Leaders 2019/2020


Young Leaders 2019/2020

We are pleased to inform you  that Robert Schuman Institute, with the support of the Eduardo Frei Foundation announces call for applications for a new series of courses, “Young Leaders XXVI” 2019/2020, which will be comprised of three rounds as follows,

1. Basics of a Democracy

(24 – 28 September 2019)

2. International and Security Issues

(12 – 16 November 2019)

3. Challenges in Economic and Social Life

(21- 25 January 2020)

Note: Arrivals are one day before and departures are one day after the given course dates.

The venue for all three rounds is Budapest, Hungary.

The event will be provided for 16 young politicians who are working in EPP sister parties in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine, as well as Lebanon.

Aims of the project:

  • To provide theoretical and practical knowledge on political, social, cultural, economic and civic challenges and developments in Europe
  • To reflect on the fundamental values of democracy, Christian Democracy, and those of the EPP family, with special emphasis on their practical implementation in concrete policies and decision making
  • To promote the public roles and careers of young people belonging to parties / organisations of the EPP family in EE – SEE by means of education and training, information exchange and network-building

This is an English-language series covering a broad range of topics, intended for fledgling political elites (see the attachment for the detailed info). Please kindly spread the information about this opportunity beyond the headquarters of your organization.

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is 12 August (Monday) 2019.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the responsible project manager, Bence Labossa at

Please fill in the application form

Find more information about the series in the Call for Applications.










Have a question? Contact the Project Manager directly!