Social Circles

Social Circles offers young people from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean the opportunity to have a short but meaningful Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange experience. Through online facilitated dialogue, participants will engage in constructive communication with peers from different cultures and countries over a specific topic of their mutual interest.

How it works

Social Circles are short dialogue exchange opportunities, bringing together young people from various backgrounds, interested to participate in a series of online small group discussions about key issues that matter to youth in the world today.

  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Weekly time investment: 4 hours (2 hour live session + 2 hour for assignments)

This activity takes two weeks in total, including 2 online live group meetings, activities and assignments. The live online sessions are led by trained online dialogue facilitators and take 2-hours each. Here participants will get to know each other and discuss the theme of the Social Circle.

This opportunity is open to all individuals aged 18-30 currently residing in Europe and the Southern Mediterranean.  Participation is free of charge and you don’t need prior experience with Virtual Exchange.

Sign up for one of the Social Circles on the topic you want to learn more about together with youth from all over Europe and the Southern Mediterranean. Join the conversation!

Topics and Dates

“Environment: concerns and responsibilities”

  • 1 – 15 July 2019
  • Live sessions: 4 & 12 July
  • Application deadline: 24 June 2019
  • Language(s): English, French, Arabic

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“Gender Equality: Where are we, and where do we need to go?”

  • 2 – 16 September 2019
  • Live sessions: 5 & 13 September
  • Application deadline: 26 August 2019
  • Language(s): English, French, Arabic

Please apply here >>>

 


“Migration: challenges and solutions”

  • 4 – 16 November 2019
  • Live sessions: 7 & 15 November
  • Application deadline: 28 October 2019
  • Language(s): English, French, Arabic

Please apply here >>>

 

 

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange

‘Social Circles’ is part of the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project and as such produced under a contract with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, financed by the Union’s budget. The opinions expressed are those of the Sharing Perspectives Foundation, our partners and participants only and do not represent the European Commission’s official position.

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