The call for applications is out now - join Bridge It! in 2016!

For applicants from ESTONIA, LITHUANIA, LATVIA AND FINLAND the call has been extended till May 22, 2016!

The call for applicants from Russia is already closed.

Do you care about the place you live?

The international youth empowerment programme "Bridge It!" is inviting young people to apply for participation in 2016. 

"Bridge It!" is made for those who care about social processes in the society and want learn how to put their ideas into reality. The programme consists of 4 steps throughout 6 months (July – December) in 2016. It includes intensive seminars in Russia, Latvia and Estonia and work with experienced international facilitators. Working language is English.

The programme is made for you if you are:

  • At the age from 18 to 28 years old
  • Coming from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, or North-West of Russia
  • Able to communicate in English (basic knowledge for communication) 
  • Interested in civic initiatives (student councils, NGOs, social activities, volunteering, etc.)
  • Maybe having some interesting social project ideas already
  • Caring about your local communities and enjoying discussing social topics
  • Willing to challenge yourself
  • Fully available to attend all the programme activities

We will help you to build a bridge from IDEA to REALISATION:

  • we invest in you and your development because we believe in the changes starting from ourselves
  • we encourage you to think critically and to perceive the world in it's all diversity
  • we give you impulses for civic involvement and a space for trying out own initiatives

The programme consists of 4 steps of which you can read in the section "Programme year" 

The Programme year will start with 2 introduction seminars in July 2016:  "Imagined Communities - Green or Greed?" (Karelia, Russia) and "Imagined Communities - Us vs Others" (Pelči, Latvia). 

Application deadline - May 15! 

Full information about the call you can find HERE

The online application form is available HERE