European Commission Youth4Regions Program 2023

Deadline: 10th of July, 2023

The European Commission’s Youth4Regions initiative assists aspiring journalists and young journalists in learning about what the EU is doing in their area.


The application criteria are:
  • EU or neighbouring country citizenship, (European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Syria and Tunisia, as well as Armenia and Azerbaijan), EU candidate countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Türkiye and Ukraine) and potential candidates (Georgia, Kosovo**), European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) and the UK.)
  • age 18 to 30 years and
  • demonstrate a real interest in journalism through studies and/or work experience.

Applications from former participants are not accepted.


  • Trainings on journalism and EU Cohesion Policy
  • The chance to receive mentorship from established journalists from your country
  • Working side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week
  • Visits of EU affairs media headquarters and EU institutions
  • The unique opportunity to take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States
  • Accommodation, food and travel expenses covered by the European Commission


  • Interest in what the EU and Cohesion Policy are doing in your region
  • Background in journalism (studies or up to 2 years of experience)
  • EU or neighbouring country citizen aged from 18 to 30 years old
  • Availability during 7 – 13 October 2023

Click here to apply

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