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Training Course TYE: Tools for Youth Exchanges

Dates: 12-18 December 2020

Venue: Istanbul, Turkey

Eligible are 25-30 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 28th September 2020

A Youth Exchange needs content. Tools for Youth Exchanges is a training that enables participants to explore tools around group processes, (intercultural) learning, involvement of young people and how to facilitate these tools during a youth exchange.

General Description

The overall aim of TYE – Tools for Youth Exchanges – is for youth leaders and youth workers to explore, share and adapt tools that can be used to improve their youth exchange projects.

Further TYE is designed according to the following objectives:

  • To increase awareness of group processes and tools that facilitate group development
  • To develop competences in designing and facilitating educational workshops
  • To explore tools that support learning process, including debriefing and recognition of learning.
  • To explore tools and models that focus on intercultural learning.
  • To explore how to motivate young people to be actively involved at all stages of a youth exchange project.
  • To gain understanding of how to support young people during the follow-up phase of a youth exchange project.

Expected profile of participants:

The training course is designed for voluntary and professional youth workers, working directly with young people and who have one from the following experiences with Erasmus+ Youth Programme:

  • Have experience in organising and/or participating as a team member in international youth exchange;
  • Have applied for a youth exchange project funding and are waiting for an answer or just about to implement a youth exchange;
  • Have applied for a youth exchange project and has been rejected (and are planning to apply again).

You should have a direct contact with young people who are already involved or want to get involved in an international youth exchanges.

This training course will be in English, without any possibility of permanent translation. Therefore, we ask you to have a good level of English (to be able to understand and to communicate).

Participants should be at least 18 years old.

Expected group size is approximately 25-30 participants

Course programme:

TYE course programme is built on the past experiences of participants and offers variety of workshops, info-sessions, activities to improve youth exchange practices of using tools and methods. Attached is the provisional programme of the course.



This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting NA or SALTO of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA or SALTO in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.




Turkish National Agency


  • The Icelandic Erasmus+ National Agency

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Timeschedule TYE.pdf

Contact for questions:

Youth Work Unit

E-mail: tca@ua.gov.tr

E-Mail: youthexchanges@ua.gov.tr

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.