nyh noortevahetus youth exchange poland poola call participants Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Europe” which will take place from 10th until 17th November 2018 in Rajcza, Poland.



“Open heart, open mind, open Europe” is an international project of youth exchange, involving 41 young people from European Countries. It will take place in a small town – rajcza, situated in a mountain area, in the region of beskid żywiecki.


The main goal of our exchange is to make participants more aware and sensitive on the social phenomenon, which are present in Europe and all over the world recently, and are caused by ignorance, hatred and fear. The main focus is on the groups of people representing ”diversity”. We want our project to become a space of meeting for young people who want to fight prejudices and fear and to share openmindness and the idea of diversity that enrich world and people, not threaten them.


Workshops with coaches, culture experts – anthropologists, meetings with representatives of NGOs, that promote anti-discrimination and tolerance as well as intercultural and non-formal education will be a great opportunity to get familiar with the topic of ”interculturality” and its implementation in social activities.


Thanks to this project participants will have a chance to confront experiences and opinions on the present europe’s problems and it will be a way of searching creative solutions, where it’s possible. Our main activities regarding the methodolgy are: simulations, workshops, presentations, meetings with experts and a street campaign.


This event will bring together 41 participants from Poland, Estonia, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Macedonia and Turkey. The event will be held in English. There are 5 vacancies available and participants should be from 17 to 23 years old.


The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants – up to 275 euros. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.


All the interested people should fill the application form below.


Application deadline: 8th October 2018


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