Engage with other young Europeans on current issues our society faces!
European Youth Weeks is an annual international project hosted by Haus am Maiberg , in Heppenheim, Germany, where young people engage in socio-political topics. It is addressed to anyone between 18 and 27 years old living in one of the partner countries listed below.
The title of the 2021 edition is "Reset Europe: Where do we go from here?". Taking place between the 2th of July and the 8th of August, the focus of this year's project is understanding and participating in the democratic process.
Bulgaria // Croatia // France // Germany // Greece
Italy // Poland // Romania // Slovenia // Spain
Get involved, challenge yourself and engage with other young Europeans.
You will receive a certificate documenting what you have learned.
Explore Hessia, visit Strasbourg and see the European Parliament!
From its hill, Haus am Maiberg overlooks the picturesque town of Heppenheim.
Do you have a special talent the world needs to see? Here is your chance to show it!
Fees are flexible and adapted to your financial possibilities.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY
Those two weeks taught me that it's possible to learn new things while having fun.
From this project I took the power necessary to keep learning.
I learned how not to act on stereotypes and prejudices but recognize them.
I learned to listen to others and not impose my opinion.
Where do we go from here?
If you're excited about the idea of spending two weeks in Heppenheim, Germany, in a non-formal education project, in a diverse, inclusive environment, exchanging with fellow young Europeans over topical issues, apply to Europen Youth Weeks!
Advantages of Studying in Europe & USA
The European Union has one of the world's most advanced education systems. It is based on the Bologna reform process which means that all universities across Europe follow a general academic framework. This helps students who are studying abroad to find common ground with fellow peers and professors. Lower tuition fees compared to the US The majority of public universities in Europe charge lower tuition fees than their American counterparts. Many also offer scholarships, so that even a student from a low-income family can afford to attend a European university. International experience – an essential career advantage. Studies in Europe give you a chance to work and live in other countries after your degree, which can improve your CV and enhance your chances of employment. The fact that you're studying in another country will help employers to see you as more confident and able to tackle challenges on an international scale, which is what they are looking for these days. Travel opportunities abound. If you're studying in Europe, it's incredibly easy to explore the rest of the continent via cheap flights and train connections. This is an opportunity that you should seize because it will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Learn a new language and culture. If you want to make the most out of your stay in Europe, it's essential that you don't miss the opportunity to learn a new language. It's a great way to immerse yourself in the culture and open your mind. Advantages of Studying in USA. The United States is a leading global education hub with prestigious institutions and world-class research. US universities have a wide variety of programmes, allowing students to tailor their degree to their interests and career goals. Choosing a university for your study abroad experience is an important decision, and one that should be carefully thought out. You want to choose a college that will support you throughout your studies and help you build a strong academic and professional foundation for the future. Another key benefit of studying in the USA is that it can improve your English language skills. Learning to communicate in the American language will give you an edge over other candidates when applying for jobs in the country. Studying in a foreign country can also open your eyes to the culture and history of the place where you’re living, and expand your horizons. Many people say that their time studying abroad helped them to become more open and willing to explore the world. Taking part in student activities such as sports, clubs, and extracurriculars can be a great way to meet new people. These social activities will help you develop friendships that could last a lifetime. The USA offers a diverse and interesting student lifestyle that will make your college experience truly unforgettable. You’ll get to enjoy everything from campus life to sports, music, drama and volunteering. With over 4500 universities in the US, you’ll be able to find the right school for your dreams. You can choose from a range of courses, including engineering, medicine, business, and education, and get the academic support that you need to succeed.