Call for applications for CrossCulture Program 2018 is now open!

Call for applications for CrossCulture Program 2018 is now open!

28/12/17 Call /

The CrossCulture Programme provides funding and support for young professionals and committed volunteers working in different civil society sectors. As part of the programme fellowship holders complete an eight week internship in Germany. Eligible candidates are expected to demonstrate their long-term commitment in a civil society or other relevant organisation. The earliest beginning for an internship in Germany is June 2018. Internships should be completed until mid-December 2018.

Fellowships are offered in the following fields of work:
✅ Human rights, migration & refugees
✅ Political education & youth participation
✅ Knowledge society, intercultural dialogue, mediation & reconciliation
✅ Media

Your profile:
🔆 aged from 23 to 45 years
🔆 a good command of English (knowledge of German is welcomed, but not required)
🔆 a long-term employment or volunteer involvement in an organisation in Georgia in one of the above mentioned fields of work
🔆 good physical condition (physical as well as mental working capacity for a long stay abroad)

Benefits offered for selected participants:
〰 a monthly grant in sum of 550 Euro
〰 accommodation in Germany
〰 health insurance policy
〰 travel expenses incl. visa fees
〰 public transportation expenses in the destination city
〰 Moreover, ifa assists fellowship holders with the organisation of their internship in Germany.

❗ Deadline for application is 12 January 2018.

The CCP team in Stuttgart, Germany will screen all applications according to a set of criteria and may invite shortlisted applicants for a personal interview at the German Embassy in Tbilisi or via phone/skype.
The final selection of CrossCulture participants is done in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office.The final results will be communicated until the end of April 2018. There is no recourse to legal action.

The CrossCulture program is initiated and run by Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa)

The results will be communicated until the end of April 2018.

☎ Would you’ve any questions, feel free to contact CCP country representative Margalita Japaridze via email: or directly to CrossCulture Program: You may request for info meeting at Iris Group. For this, we’re available every working day at 17:00 at Iris Group (address: 11, Gabriel Sundukiani str., 0102 Tbilisi) . Please, let us know in advance via emailing to Margalita Japaridze.

Please, find here detailed information about the application and online form. 

Looking forward to your applications!