Posted on: 11th January 2022

Erasmus+ Call for Participants

Calling all young people with innovative and creative ideas who want to address social issues in urban areas. The Urban Civic Education LAB wants to encourage young people to put their ideas into action. In first training in Vienna we will learn more about and hopefully visit innovative practices. The second training in Berlin we will work on project ideas and how they can be implemented. Trainees are welcome to participate in both training sessions. If you want to create new spaces and add social value to local communities, you’re the perfect fit for the UCE LAB!

The LAB will be an inspiring and helpful experience for you to learn about and try out tools for placemaking, social campaigning and social entrepreneurship. You will have the chance to participate in a training (1 week) in Berlin and get inspired to start your own project in the public space.

• The Deadline for your application is 21th March 2022

• The training will be from 8th until 15th April 2022 in Berlin 6 Days + 2 Travel Days

• 6 Participants per Partner Country (departing from Italy, Germany and Austria). Age: 18-30 years

UCE LAB Description

Urban Civic Education LAB is a 24-month strategic partnership involving 3 NGOs from Austria, Italy and Germany. The partners are experienced in working with young people aimed to promote social entrepreneurship of NEETs in order to foster transition to autonomy and employability/entrepreneurial engagement.

The aim of the UCE LAB and its training is to impart skills in the areas of social entrepreneurship that relate to social issues in urban areas. Young people get the chance to implement innovative ideas based on best practices and to create a social surplus for their local society.

Apply now for the second training in Berlin! During the training week you will gain knowledge and insight on how to put ideas into action and start your own project. The UCE LAB is created to inspire you and guide you on your journey to implementing your ideas. We will work on particiaptory methods such as community mapping, gamification and storytelling.

The training is therefore a way to transfer knowledge to young people as support for the implementation of their plans for the design of public spaces.

Costs will be reimbursed

Project coordinator is wonderland – platform for European architecture. The Comparative Research Network will host the training activities for the partners and guide the participants throughout the week. The Erasmus Plus program will cover the accommodation, as well as travel costs.

The national partners, upon presenting all necessary tickets & invoices, will reimburse

participants in the frame of the Erasmus+ guideline. Please contact your sending Organization for more information about reimbursement and accommodation.

COVID19 measures
Please note that in order to secure a save and productive implementation of the workshop, you will have to produce at the venue either a proof of fully vaccination OR a proof of recovery, following the German regulations. Without those you cannot participate in the workshop.

Venue in Berlin

The events will take place in Belin, while having on site explorations throughout the city.

How to participate

The application at Urban Civic Education LAB is made very easy for you. Just send us your CV and motivational Letter.

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In case you have any questions feel free to contact us!

Contact Person:

Hannah Breit
[email protected]

Join the experience! Experiment with new methods! UCE LAB is open for registration now!

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Welcome to the Urban Civic Education Lab!