The European Fund for the Balkans
Fellowship Programme for Government Officials 2015/2016
We are looking for the decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm.
The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) is seeking government officials from the Western Balkans to spend a three-month fellowship in EU government institutions in Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. Fellowship Programme for Government Officials is EFB’s flagship intervention focused on EU integration-driven reforms of the Western Balkans’ administrations by educating and motivating public officials to practice and advocate European principles of public administration.
The full Guidelines for Applicants are available at this page.
To start your online application, visit application page.
The templates for the documents requested to be attached to the online application are available here:
The documents for information (do not fill in at this point) are available here:The deadline for submission of applications is December 15th 2015.
The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) is an initiative launched in 2007 by private European foundations. The EFB aims at strengthening democracy, fostering European integration and affirming the role of the Western Balkans in addressing Europe’s emerging challenges.
The Fellowship Programme for Government Officials is a one-year practice-oriented educational programme for government officials. The purpose of the programme is to give impetus to the EU integration-driven reforms of the Western Balkans’ administrations, through building the capacities of individuals who are acting as the agents of change. The programme targets ambitious young government officials with a strong commitment to contributing to the development of their societies who are lifelong learners, acquiring skills and broadening their horizons throughout their careers.