Young Leaders 2021/2022

Young Leaders 2021/2022

We are pleased to inform you  that Robert Schuman Institute, with the support of the Eduardo Frei Foundation and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung announces call for applications for a new series of courses, “Young Leaders XXVIII” 2021/2022, which will be comprised of three rounds as follows,

1. European Values and Democratic Principles 

(29 November – 04 December 2021) in Budapest, Hungary

2. International and Security Issues 

(18 – 22 January 2022) in Vienna, Austria

3. Economic and Social Challenges in Europe 

(23- 27 February 2022) in Budapest, Hungary

4. Participation in the Qooper Mentorship program, online (dates and schedule TBC) 

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

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 03 November (Wednesday) 2021.

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.