YOUTH EXCHANGE “Call for Applications to Make Room for Cultural Heritage” in Dobele, Latvia

Deadline: 8 August 2018

Open to: young people between 13-30 years of age residing in Italy

Venue: 3rd-9thSeptember 2018 (five working days plus two travel days) in Dobele, Latvia

DESCRIPTION:Work In Progress in partnership with other several NGO’s from several European Countries are participating  the project “Room for Cultural Heritage” that is funded by Erasmus+ Programme administered in Latvia by the Agency for International Programs for Youth.  The program will connect 48 participants from following countries: Italy, Latvia, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, and Hungry for discuss the most effective formats of Digital Guides on Cultural Heritage and get to know each others’ local communities. Each country will be represented by 6 young people and 2 group leaders. WIP is responsible to select the youth team that is going from Italy.

Work in Progress is an NGO based in Lecce, Italy, focuses on youth policies, generating co-design services for skill development using international mobility and European project management to boost youth employability and entrepreneurship.

The aim of the program is to mobilize the youth to be aware of the rich European Culture and Heritage and to develop competencies of youth. The program will provide an opportunity to youth with fewer opportunities from rural/remote areas and from low-income families to discover new cultures and habits of other European countries.


The final selection will be made by the organizing team of WIP according to the criteria described below:

  • Young people aged between 13 to 30 years;
  • Able to communicate in English;
  • Residing permanently in Italy at the date of application;
  • Have interest in European Culture and Heritage.


  • Roundtrip tickets will be covered by the program organizers based on Erasmus+ program Distance Calculator;
  • Free accommodation on sharing basis, 2 to 3 people per room;
  • Local transportation to and from the Airport to the activity venue will be organized.

How to Apply

In order to apply, please fill the application form.



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