A New Year – a New Study Session – Apply Now!

A New Year – a New Study Session – Apply Now!

The study session “Inclusion Culture – Promoting Leadership in Intercultural Understanding within Mixed-ability Groups” is organised by the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) in partnership with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe.

The aim of the study session is to promote cultural awareness, tolerance and solidarity among disabled and non-disabled young people and to stimulate intercultural learning.

The study session will take place between 29 May and 3 June 2017, at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France (arrival on 28 May and departure on 4 June).

Between 10 and 15 participants per organisation will be selected on the basis of the received application forms. You can find the online application form here. For more information about the content of the study session please check the invitation document you can find here.

Deadline for applying: 21 February 2017, 23:59h CET

Application must be done in English.

The participation fee (covering programme, food, accommodation, travel and visa costs) is 50 EUR.

You can find more information in this FAQ document.

A list of the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe is available here.

If you have any additional questions or require the application form in an alternative format , send an email to inclusionculture@gmail.com


Anisa Caco

January 17, 2017, 7:57 pm

I wanted to ask if albanians can apply and participate in this study session in France?

Dilyana Deneva

January 18, 2017, 7:49 am

Yes, Anisa, Albanians can apply for the study session. Here is a list of the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe: http://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/47-members-states

oussema benhlima

January 27, 2017, 8:56 pm

i hope that this study session i can participate 🙂


February 7, 2017, 7:12 pm

I am from Yemen but I am living in France for almost 5 years, Can I participate in the study session or I need to be a citizen of one of the 47 Member states?

Yours Sincerely,

Dilyana Deneva

February 8, 2017, 6:00 am

Hi Ali,
You can apply for the study session!! 🙂


February 10, 2017, 3:55 pm

Hi, I am for Serbia, and I am not a part of these two organizatons. Can I apply? Best regards!

Dilyana Deneva

February 10, 2017, 3:59 pm

Yes, you can apply. Being a member is not a requirement for participating. Good luck!


February 15, 2017, 6:10 am

Hello i am From Libya i can Apply i am activist Disability Rights and member of organizaton about disability rights in my country Libya

Dilyana Deneva

February 15, 2017, 6:34 am

Unfortunately, only residents of one of the Member States of the Council of Europe can apply for this study session. Please, follow ENIL’s website, newsletter and our social media channels for other opportunities. You can join the ENIL webinar “Disability Policy in the EU” – 23 February, 19h CET, more info here: http://enil.eu/?p=15074


February 15, 2017, 5:36 pm

I have sent an internet application to became a member of ENIL,if they accept me,is it enaugh and can I apply as a member of ENIL?

Dilyana Deneva

February 15, 2017, 5:40 pm

Dear Irina,

It is not a requirement to be a member of ENIL in order to apply for the study session. However, you’re more than welcome to apply for membership as well! Good luck with both applications!


February 17, 2017, 10:02 pm

I am from turkey , I study psychology department in ege university. I can apply this for the study session.

Dilyana Deneva

February 18, 2017, 7:17 am

Hello Hasan,

You should complete the application form from the article above in order to apply for the study session. Good luck!

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