Youth4Regions Residency Program for Journalists from the European Commission in Brussels

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Youth4Regions Residency Program for Journalists from the European Commission in Brussels

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European Commission invites young journalists from around the world to participate in its residency program Youth4Regions in Brussels, Belgium for aspiring journalists, and it will be about Regional Policy.

programme for aspiring journalists

About the Program

Youth4Regions is the European Commission program helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. 


  • Trainings on journalism and EU regional policy.
  • The chance to receive mentorship from established journalists from applicant's 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 and travel expenses is covered by the European Commission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in what EU regional policy is doing in applicant's region.
  • Background in journalism (studies or experience).
  • EU or neighboring country citizen aged from 18 to 30 years old.
  • Availability during 6 – 11 October.

Application Requirement:

A short original article (400-1000 words), or a short video (2 – 3 minutes) depicting a project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (including Interreg) or Cohesion Fund. The theme is up to the applicant to choose.

After Being Selected: 

Successful candidates will be invited to visit Brussels between 6 - 11 October 2019 for a full week of

  • Training on journalism and EU affairs,
  • Working together with established journalists,
  • Networking with the EU institutions, European media, fellow peers, and more.

Upon completion of the program, participants will become part of the Youth4Regions Alumni, a pan-European network of future journalists interested in EU affairs.

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Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia
Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
18 -30
Both gender
Media and Journalism, Travel and Tourism, Writing

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Accommodation
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Media and Journalism
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
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