Political Academy

Call for Applications for the Political Academy of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 2019

The Political Academy of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung combines political education and practical training in a variety of disciplines. Its purpose is to educate and train individuals with progressive ideas and a progressive vision based on values such as freedom, social justice and solidarity, equality and antidiscrimination. The program which is designed to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills aims to enable active, bright and visionary young people to enhance their knowledge and acquire new skills in order to enable them to actively deal with social and political issues that are of concern to the entire society in Kosovo. Therefore, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organizes a summer academy in the period from 11.09.2021 to 18.09.2021 (eight-day training seminar).

Terms and Conditions for participation

The call for applications is addressed to:

  • Every citizen of Kosovo at the age 20-35, who is studying and/or is active in the public life in Kosovo (NGO sector, private sector etc.)
  • Everyone who shares the values outlined above: freedom, social justice and solidarity, equality and antidiscrimination
  • Everyone who is politically or socially engaged or intends to become active in social and political life in the future
  • Everyone with a basic knowledge of social and political sciences
  • Everyone with a good knowledge of English (in speaking and writing)

If these criteria apply to you, please submit your application

  1. CV with contact details (in English)
  2. Motivation letter (in English, max. 1 page, A4, Times New Roman 12, Paragraph 1.5)

Terms and Conditions for participation The call for applications is addressed to: Every citizen of Kosovo at the age 20-35, who is studying and/or is active in the public life in Kosovo (NGO sector, private sector etc.) Everyone who shares the values outlined above: freedom, social justice and solidarity, equality and antidiscrimination Everyone who is politically or socially engaged or intends to become active in social and political life in the future Everyone with a basic knowledge of social and political sciences Everyone with a good knowledge of English (in speaking and writing)

Selection process:

Both female and male candidates as well as candidates of every ethnicity and every religion are encouraged to apply! The selection process consists of two phases. In the first phase, candidates will be pre-selected on the basis of their personal achievements (including academic education, informal education, work experience and internships) mentioned in the CV and the essay.

Qualified candidates will be invited to an interview, taking place during the last two weeks of May. Interviews will be conducted in English. Upon completion of all the modules and once the evaluation phase has been finished, the participants will receive a certificate for the successful completion of the program.

Everybody accepted to the program of the Political Academy is required to pay a participation fee of 50, - Euros once have received the acceptance letter via email.

Deadline for application

Deadline for application Applications must be submitted no later than 21.05.2021 (4:00 p.m.) by sending the required documents to  jeta.loshaj(at)fes-kosovo.org or to the postal address:

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Rr. Pashko Vasa 23, Pejton
10000 Prishtinë

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
Kosovo

Pashko Vasa Str. 23
10000 Prishtina
Republic of Kosovo

+383 (0) 38 600 108
info(at)fes-kosovo.org

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