EU-Balkan Youth Forum: Rome 22-26 November 2021

Deadline: 15 October 2021
Open to: university students from EU and Western Balkans
Benefits: participants will receive air tickets and full board treatment


“EU-⁠Balkan Youth Forum” which will be held in Rome between 22 and 26 November and will bring together young people from EU member countries and the Western Balkans to discuss together proposals for the future of Europe and the integration of all the Balkan countries into the European Union.

On the initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Forum is organised in collaboration with the Regional Cooperation Council
(Sarajevo), together with the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (Tirana), Cespi – Centre for International Political Studies (Rome), and OBC Transeuropa (Trento). The Forum will involve 78 students, 10 mentors, and various political figures from all over Europe to gather new insights and chart a path for future action.

The event will be held in person and participants will need to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. All health safety measures and distancing will be in place.


Applications are welcome from university students from all EU Member States and Balkan countries, with a proven interest in EU integration and social activism. The discussion will take place in English.


Two university students for each of the 27 EU Member States and four from each of the Western Balkans 6 countries will be selected. Full coverage of travel costs and the stay in Rome is provided.

How to apply?

For more information, please visit the official website.