This youth exchange will take place in Strasbourg (France) from Monday, June 6th, to Friday, June 10th, and is designed for young committed citizens between 18 and 30 from France, Germany, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The working language of the encounter is English.

Applications from other countries cannot be considered.

The deadline for applications is April 28th 2022.


Knowledge of languages

Requirements for participation

Participation criteria

Applicants have to:
• be between 18 and 30 years of age
• be a resident in one of the named countries (France, Germany, Armenia, Azerbaijan)
• be engaged in the civil society
• be highly interested in socio-political topics, EU-politics and international relations
• be sufficiently good in English to participate in the discussions
• possess a valid passport to enter the EU territory
• be vaccinated (see below)


In order to participate in the meeting, a vaccination certificate confirming a complete vaccination schedule is required.

Participants from France and Germany must
• have either received at least a double dose of an EU-recognized vaccine (Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, BionTech/Moderna, AstraZeneca)
• have recovered from COVID-19 in less than 6 months and have received a dose of an EU-recognized vaccine (Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Bion-Tech/Moderna, AstraZeneca)

Participants from Armenia & Azerbaijan must have been vaccinated with EU-recognized vaccine for over
• 4 weeks with a single-dose injection (Johnson&Johnson);
• 7 days after the second injection for two-dose vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca);
• 7 days after the injection if you have recovered from COVID-19 (in this case, only one vaccine dose is necessary);
• 7 days after a booster with a dose of an mRNA vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) or after two doses of a vaccine on the WHO Emergency Use List-ing (Sinovac/Coronavac or Sinopharm/BBIB-PVeroCells).

Fees & travel costs

• Full board and accommodation will be provided and paid by the organisers.
• Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 150 € for those coming from France and up to 180 € for those coming from Germany (price of a train journey in 2nd class). Reimbursement will be processed after submission of your receipts.
• The FGYO will cover round trip travel costs of participants from Armenia and Azerbaijan, from Erevan or Baku to Strasbourg. The FGYO will support participants from Armenia and Azerbaijan with booking the flights.
• The participants from Armenia & Azerbaijans should have valid documents to submit their own visa application to the relevant French Embassy or Consulate. The FGYO will write letters of support to help with this process.

Data protection

The FGYO is responsible for the treatment of the personal data you entered in this form. The FGYO and its partners use this data for the treatment of your application as well as for organizational purposes. This data will also be used for the handling of all redemption demands you may address the FGYO and, after anonymization, for statistical analysis. These are essential information for processing your demand, without whose your application will be incomplete and thus invalid. All data will be saved for 5 years following the treatment of your application.

Your data will be treated solemnly by the competent person or service of our organization. Due to the data Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz – BDSG) and the French Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Information Technology, Data Files and Civil Liberties (the "Data Protection" Act) you have the following rights: a right of access and a right to rectification that entitle you to have your personal data altered, supplemented or updated; a right of erasure with respect to inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or outdated data, or data whose collection, use, disclosure or storage is prohibited; a right to object to the processing of your data on legitimate grounds; a right to object, without grounds, to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes; a right to issue guidance on what is to be done with your personal data after your death; a right to data portability in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format; a right to restriction of processing under the terms and conditions set out in Article 18 of EU Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016; a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (in particular in the Member State of his or her habitual residence; in France, this is the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés – the CNIL).

For more information:
Our contact our Data Protection Officer by e-mail at the following address: or by mail at: OFAJ, for the attention of the Data Protection Officer, 51 rue de l’Amiral Mouchez 75013 Paris, France.