We are happy to announce that from 12.05. – 15.05.2022 JEF Germany will host the 22nd edition of the famous International Berlin Seminar (IBS)! The IBS gives you the chance to meet young Europeans for four interesting days of discussion, workshops, panels, seminars and social events.
This year´s IBS will focus on the European Year of Youth 2022 with Tirana as the European Youth Capital of 2022.
For four days, you and more than 40 inspiring young people aged 18-26 from all over Europe and especially the Western Balkans will get the chance to discuss, explore Berlin and find answers to questions regarding the EU enlargement policy and beyond.
Together we want to develop our own vision of Europe and broaden the perspectives of young people. More importantly – we want to shape the Europe of tomorrow: federal, inclusive and democratic.
The current EU enlargement policy exemplifies the inability of the European Union to fulfill its ideal of an open society. The hope of the Western Balkan states to join the EU is still out of reach.
Within the EU democratic values are jeopardized and the rule of law – one of the EU‘s founding principles – is called into question. In order to create a common European future, a broad dialog both with the candidate countries and within the EU is needed. The European Year of Youth offers the opportunity to engage in this dialogue and articulate the demands of young people within and outside the EU.
During the IBS we will focus on the European Year of Youth 2022 with Tirana as the European Youth Capital of 2022. We will hear from experts on European politics and engage in workshops to discuss our ideas for the future Year of Youth. Berlin as Germany’s political center is the ideal venue for these debates. However, Berlin is also a symbol for a liberal way of life. Next to its vibrant atmosphere, Berlin is still the place to go for individuals, who are considered different elsewhere. The city has profited from this by becoming a great destination in terms of arts, music and culture, attracting tourists from all over the globe. The IBS is your opportunity to discover this wonderful city!
Are you ready for an amazing experience at this year´s IBS? Experts on politics, new methods, intercultural exchange and lots of food for thought are waiting for you!
The participation fee of 80,00 € includes accommodation, full catering during the seminar and the different workshops and trainings.
The participation fee, according to §4 Nr. 22a VAT Act, and the included share in meals and accomodation, according to §4 Nr. 23 VAT Act, are exempt from turnover tax.
Travel costs will be reimbursed based on actual costs (tickets required as proof) up to a maximum of 100€ (up to 800km distance), respectively 150€ (more than 801km) distance. Please note our General terms and conditions.
Find the Application Form here.
Application deadline: 20 February, 23:59 CET
Contact for more information: email@example.com
Background information on this series of seminars: jef.de/projekte/internationales-berlin-seminar (German)