Youth Exchange in Sarajevo

Call for applications now open!

Looking for Turkish participants for the youth exchange “Erasmus+ MATRIX” in Sarajevo/BiH 11 – 17 April 2022!

The Youth Entrepreneurial Competence Matrix (YECM) is a young social entrepreneurship development programme, which aims to develop entrepreneurial competences (knowledge, skills and attitudes) of future Social Change-Makers through boosting their personal, professional and socio-economical development but also, reduce youth unemployment and raise the quality of their life.

It will be based on Asfar’s SEDA methodology created through the British Council’s Developing Inclusive Creative Enterprises programme in 2019.

Non-formal educational techniques will be used in the exchange. Within the framework of the European Union Erasmus + Youth Programme, participants will meet young people from other countries and join some workshops on entrepreneurship.

Our group will be represented by 4 girls and 3 boys where 45 people will be attending in total from different 6 countries.


Passport and time: You must have a valid passport ready.

Visa: Turkish citizens can visit Bosnia without visa.

Travel costs: Travel costs will be paid by the participant in advance. Upon submission of documents, up to € 275 will be reimbursed after the youth exchange. %70 will be reimbursed after the exchange in 30 days. %30 will be reimbursed after the final report.

Exit Fee: It will be covered by the participants. (50TRY per each)

Travel&Health Insurance: will be covered by participants (approx. 10 EUR)

Transfer costs between banks: will be deducted from the reimbursement. (no more than 5 EUR)

Registration Fee: 20 EUR

Covid-19: You have to have your vaccinations completed. If PCR test is necessary in that time it will be covered by the participants.

Accommodation and Meals: Participants will stay in the rooms with three participants from other countries. Women and men will stay in separate rooms. Meals will be provided by the host organization.


18-25 years of age

To know some English.

It is preferable to be talented in the fields / areas where we represent our own culture. (Please mention in the application form)

Yet, being not involved in any projects abroad is a plus.

Fewer opportunities background is a plus.

Have been volunteering for Imece Network is a plus.

Being able to handle issues such as plane tickets etc.

To be able to participate in the preliminary meeting to be held in Istanbul with our selected participants.

Persons who wish to participate in the exchange described above and who meet the requirements may apply by completing the application form

Deadline: 21st January 2022 Friday 23:59 pm