Youth exchange (YE) is a meeting of youth coming from different, in majority European countries, during which young people work together on a specific project. The programme promotes non-formal education, based on team-work, tolerance and respect. Youth exchanges develop in participants creativity, innovation, critical thinking and social awareness. By multiple activities, such as workshops, games, debates, etc.. young people are familiarised with different cultures, religions and traditions and encouraged to share ideas and work together towards a common goal.
Youth exchanges are intended for participants aged 13 – 30 years old and last between 5 and 21 days. Accommodation and food are provided. Moreover, the travel cost is covered.