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Youth participation activities

This action1 supports activities outside formal education and training that encourage, foster and facilitate young people’s participation in Europe’s democratic life at local, regional, national and European level.

Objectives of the Action

Erasmus+ supports youth-driven local, national, transnational and international participation projects run by informal groups of young people and/or youth organisations encouraging youth participation in Europe's democratic life and following one or more of the following objectives:

  • provide young people with opportunities to engage and learn to participate in civic society, by offering pathways of engagement for young people in their daily lives but also in democratic life, aiming for a meaningful civic, economic, social, cultural and political participation of young people from all backgrounds, with special focus on those with fewer opportunities;
  • raise young people's awareness about European common values and fundamental rights and contribute to the European integration process, including through contribution to the achievement of one or more of the EU Youth Goals;
  • develop young people’s digital competences and media literacy (in particular critical thinking and the ability to assess and work with information) with a view to increasing young people’s resilience to disinformation, fake news and propaganda, as well as their capacity to participate in democratic life;
  • bring together young people and decision makers at local, regional, national and transnational level and/or contribute to the EU Youth Dialogue.

Policy context

The European Union Youth Strategy 2019-20272 sets out a Framework for European cooperation in the youth field, based on the Commission’s Communication of 22 May 2018 on ‘Engaging, Connecting and Empowering young people’. Under the core area ‘Engage’, the EU Youth Strategy aims for a meaningful civic, economic, social, cultural and political participation of young people. The Strategy fosters youth participation in democratic life, supports social and civic engagement and aims to ensure that all young people have the necessary resources to take part in society.

The EU Youth Strategy also includes a Youth dialogue process and in that context, 11 European Youth Goals were developed in 2018, identifying a range of cross-sectoral areas that affect young people’s lives and point out challenges to be tackled in each of them. Based on the input of young stakeholders, each 18-month cycle of the EU Youth Dialogue identifies specific thematic priorities, designated to become the focus of implementing the EU Youth Strategy over the given period.

Thematic strategies in the youth field

The Erasmus+ Programme seeks to promote youth participation, reinforcement of the quality of informal and non-formal learning processes and development of quality youth work. Further support in these areas is available through specific thematic strategies, such as Youth Participation Strategy, Youthpass and the European Training Strategy (ETS)3 .

Description of the activities

Youth participation activities are non-formal learning activities revolving around active participation of young people. Such activities aim to enable young people to experience exchanges, cooperation, cultural and civic action. Supported activities should help the participants strengthen their personal, social, citizenship and digital competences and become active European citizens.

This Action supports the use of alternative, innovative, smart and digital forms of youth participation, including the extension of youth participation into a variety of sectors and spaces (healthcare services, sports facilities etc., regardless of whether these are operated by the public or private sector), opening pathways to active participation for young people from all backgrounds.

Youth participation activities can be actively used to conduct dialogues and discussions between young people and decision-makers to promote the active participation of young people in democratic life in Europe. As a concrete result, young people are able to make their voices heard (through the formulation of positions, proposals and recommendations), especially on how youth policies should be shaped and implemented in Europe. Youth participation activities can also take the form of civic action and youth activism, allowing young people to engage in various ways to raise awareness of issues that matter to them.

Youth participation activities can be either transnational (implemented in one or more participating countries and involving informal group(s) of young people and/or organisations from several participating countries) or national (implemented at local, regional or national level and involving informal group(s) of young people and/or organisations from a single participating country). National youth participation Activities are particularly suited to testing ideas at the local level and as a tool for following-up previous initiatives to help upscale and further develop successful ideas.

All Youth participation activities, regardless of the level at which they are implemented, need to have a demonstrated European dimension and/or added value and each individual supported activity must clearly contribute to reaching one or more of the Action’s objectives listed above.

Supported activities can take the form of (or a combination of): workshops, debates, role-plays, simulations, use of digital tools (e.g. digital democracy tools), awareness raising campaigns, trainings, meetings and other forms of online or offline interaction between young people and decision-makers, consultations, information and/or cultural events etc. 

Some examples of activities that could be implemented within a project are:

  • face-to-face or online workshops and/or meetings, seminars or other events/processes at local, regional, national or transnational level offering space for information, debate and active participation of young people on issues relevant to their daily lives as active European citizens, ideally including, leading to or following up on interactions with decision-makers and other stakeholders concerned by such issues;
  • consultations of young people identifying topics/issues of specific relevance to them (in local, regional, national or transnational context) and identifying their needs related to participation in addressing such topics/issues;
  • awareness-raising campaigns revolving around participation of young people in democratic life, including information and/or cultural events linked to specific societal challenges relevant to young people;
  • facilitation of access to open, safe and accessible virtual and/or physical spaces for young people, offering effective opportunities for learning to participate in democratic life and processes;
  • simulations of the functioning of democratic institutions and the roles of decision-makers within such institutions.

Projects may or may not include a mobility element and/or events involving physical presence of participants at a specific location. Specific financial support is foreseen for such activities (mobilities and physical events). Wherever relevant, it is highly encouraged to integrate digital activity formats (e.g. webinars, hackathons, various e-participation tools etc.) and/or training regarding the use of digital democracy tools in activities to be implemented within a Youth participation activities project.

A project should consist of different activities that together contribute to achieving the planned objectives. These activities should be financed primarily through the budget category “project management”, which is a monthly unit contribution. These project activities will typically include project management meetings and ongoing, regular activities of the project. The project may also include one or more Youth participation events.

The term “physical events” covers events that are central to achieving the objectives of the project; they could mark milestones in the project and should stand clearly out from ongoing project activities, by either their content, their size or the profile of their participants. Furthermore, a Youth participation event is a physical event, involving the physical presence of young people and, where relevant, also other participants. A physical event will be attended not only by the members of the informal group or young people in the beneficiary organisations that are directly involved in the overall project activities, but also by a wider audience of young people and/or decision-makers. The duration of the event should be appropriate to the planned activities and expected achievements, and events can be both very short (hours) or have a longer duration. Specific support for the organisation of physical events is available on a “per participant per event” basis, regardless of the event’s duration.

Youth participation projects that have project activities or physical events that require participants to travel to a venue different from where they reside, can apply for additional funding for mobilities, which is composed of travel and subsistence support. Mobility in Youth participation projects can be both national and international, but should always support a project activity funded through project management costs or a youth participation event (funded through Youth participation events support).

The following types of activities may not be supported under this Action: statutory meetings of organisations or networks of organisations, organisation of partisan political events, physical infrastructure (e.g. the cost of construction/acquisition of buildings and their permanent equipment).

Examples of projects with a strong participation element (not limited to the format of Youth participation activities) and relevant best practices can be found in the Youth Participation Toolkit4 .

Setting up a project

A project supported by this Action should include one or more of the elements described above. These elements may be combined in a flexible manner, depending on the objectives of the project and the needs of the participating organisation(s) and participants.

A project is implemented by one or more informal groups of young people, one or more organisations, or a combination thereof. The informal group(s) of young people and/or participating organisations must be identified at application stage. Other young people may be involved in the project as participants in some of the activities or as part of the target group for activities. If only an informal group of young people is involved, one of the group members applies on behalf of the group. If several groups or organisations are involved, one of them takes the role of coordinator and applies for the whole project on behalf of the partnership.

A project consists of four stages: planning, preparation, implementation and follow-up. Participating organisations and young people involved in the activities should take an active role in all those stages enhancing thus their learning experience ("activities conceived by young people for young people"). The Youth Participation Toolkit can provide practical ideas and guidance to enhance youth participation.

  • Planning (define the needs, objectives, learning outcomes, activity formats, development of work programme, schedule of activities etc.)
  • Preparation (practical arrangements, set up of agreements with partners, confirmation of the target group(s) of envisaged activities, linguistic/intercultural/learning- and task-related preparation of participants etc.);
  • Implementation of activities;
  • Follow-up (evaluation of the activities, identification and documentation of the learning outcomes of participants, as well as dissemination and use of the project's outcomes). As a part of the follow-up phase, each project should envisage providing feedback on concrete project outcomes to the young participants, including on how such outcomes have been communicated to other relevant stakeholders and/or used by them.   

EU Youth Dialogue

The topics and priorities identified in the context of the EU Youth Dialogue5 may serve as inspiration for Youth participation activities at all levels. A similar source of inspiration might be found in the EU Youth Goals developed in the EU Youth Dialogue and which identify cross-sectoral areas affecting young people’s lives and pointing out challenges. Furthermore, results of successful Youth participation activities may be used as input for further stages of the EU Youth Dialogue.

Learning Process

A Youth participation activities project needs to envisage support for the reflection process, identification and documentation of individual learning outcomes of all participants [i.e. also participants beyond the informal group(s) of young people implementing the project and/or beyond the young people actively involved in the preparation and implementation of the project], in particular through Youthpass.

Protection and Safety of participants

During the planning and preparation of a project, the issue of protection and safety of the participants should be addressed and all necessary measures to prevent/reduce risks should be foreseen.

Community Building

Inclusion of community-building activities in Youth participation activities projects is strongly encouraged. Wherever possible, such activities should strive to survive beyond the duration of supported projects and become self-sustainable.

Erasmus Youth Quality Standards

The implementation of all activities supported under this Action must follow the Erasmus Youth Quality Standards for organising high quality learning mobility activities. The Erasmus Youth Quality Standards cover the basic principles of the Action, as well as concrete implementation practices for project tasks such as selection and preparation of participants, definition, evaluation and recognition of learning outcomes, sharing of project results, etc. The Erasmus Youth Quality Standards are available here https://erasmus-plus.ec.europa.eu/document/erasmus-quality-standards-mobility-projects-youth

Horizontal dimensions

Inclusion and diversity

The Erasmus+ Programme seeks to promote equal opportunities and access, inclusion and fairness across all its actions. Applicants should design accessible and inclusive project activities, taking into account the views of participants with fewer opportunities and involving them in the decision-making process.

Youth participation activities are particularly suitable for inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities:

  • Youth participation activities are designed as a grass-root action format with very flexible parameters (duration, number of participants, national/transnational activities etc.), which can be easily adapted to the specific needs of young people with fewer opportunities;
  • Informal groups of young people carrying out a Youth participation activities project may be supported by a coach6 . The services of a coach could be particularly relevant and helpful to support young people with fewer opportunities in developing and carrying out their projects.
  • The objectives of the action include providing young people with opportunities for learning to participate in civic society, as well as improving digital and media literacy. Projects pursuing these goals can be especially useful for helping young people with fewer opportunities overcome some of the challenges they may be facing.

Youth participation activities are also particularly suitable to work thematically on inclusion and diversity in society, for example to support fight against stereotypes, foster understanding, tolerance and non-discrimination.

Environmental Sustainability

A project should promote environmentally sustainable and responsible behaviour among participants, raising the awareness about the importance of acting to reduce or compensate for the environmental footprint of mobility activities. It should be designed and implemented with environmental consciousness by e.g. integrating sustainable practices such as opting for reusable or eco-friendly materials, reducing waste and recycling, sustainable means of transportation.

Digital transition in the field of youth

The Erasmus+ Programme supports all participating organisations in incorporating the use of digital tools and learning methods to complement their physical activities, to improve the cooperation between partner organisations, and to improve the quality of the activities. The introduction of digital and online elements to lower the threshold for participation of young people with fewer opportunities is encouraged. Through projects and activities that aim to boost digital skills, foster digital literacy and/or develop an understanding of the risks and opportunities of digital technology, the programme can change mindsets and contribute to developing digital and blended approaches in youth activities.

Depending on the design and objectives of the activities, the development of competences and awareness on digital issues, and the use of new technologies can be introduced in physical events or learning mobilities, whereas purely virtual components should be financed from the project management costs. Duly justified expenses for including young people with fewer opportunities can be applied for under inclusion support for participants.

The National Agencies offer a range of training opportunities for youth workers and youth leaders through their Training and Cooperation Activities, including on supporting the digital transformation in the youth field. These offers are published in the European Training Calendar https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/ . Inspiration can also be found under the SALTO Tools https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/.

Participation

The Erasmus+ Programme supports all participating organisations in improving the quality of their projects by integrating a participatory dimension, offering young people relevant opportunities to actively engage and participate in the conception and implementation of project activities as a pathway to discovering the benefits of active citizenship and participation in democratic life. Resources for enhancing the participatory dimension of supported projects can be accessed i.a. via the website participationpool.eu. Links with and involvement in existing national, international or (other) EU initiatives and platforms revolving around participation and civic engagement are also encouraged.

Criteria used to assess this project

Who can apply?

Any eligible participating organisation established in  an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme can be the applicant. This organisation applies on behalf of all participating organisations involved in the project.7

Eligible participating organisations

A participating organisation  can be:

  • a non-profit organisation, association, NGO; European Youth NGO; a public body at local, regional, national level; a social enterprise; a profit-making body active in Corporate Social Responsibility;  
  • an informal group of young people.8      

established in an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme or a third country not associated to the Programme neighbouring the EU (regions 1 to 4; see section “Eligible countries” in part A of this Guide).

Number and profile of participating organisations

  • National Youth participation projects: minimum one participating organisation must be involved.
  • Transnational and international Youth participation projects: minimum two participating organisations from different countries must be involved.

Duration of project

From 3 to 24 months.

Venue(s) of the activities

The ctivities must take place in the country of one or more participating organisations. Activities can also take place at the seat of an Institution of the European Union9 , even if in the project there are no participating organisations from the country that hosts the Institution.

Eligible participants

Young people aged between 13 and 3010 residing in the country of the participating organisations and decision-makers relevant to the topics addressed by the project.

Where to apply?

To the National Agency of the country in which the applicant organisation is established.

When to apply?

Applicants have to submit their grant applications by the following dates:

23 February at 12:00:00 (midday Brussels time) for projects starting between 1 June and 31 December of the same year

4 October at 12:00:00 (midday Brussels time) for projects starting between 1 January and 31 May of the following year

Possible additional round:

National Agencies may decide to open an additional round. The National Agencies will inform the applicants about the opening of the additional round through their website.

If an additional round is organised, applicants have to submit their applications by 4 May at 12:00:00 (midday Brussels time), for projects starting between 1 August and 31 December of the same year.

How to apply?

Please see part C of this Guide for details on how to apply.

Annexes

A declaration of honour of the legal representative must be annexed to the application form.

If the project plans to implement mobility activities and/or physical events: A timetable of the planned mobility activities and/or physical events must be annexed to the application form.

Award criteria

Relevance, rationale and impact (maximum score 30 points)

  • The relevance of the project to:
    • the objectives of the Action;
    • the needs of the participating organisations and participants.
  • The extent to which the project will address one or more of the priorities identified in the context of the EU Youth Dialogue or the Youth Goals;
  • The extent to which the project is suitable for producing high-quality learning outcomes for the participants;
  • The extent to which the project provides European added value;
  • The potential impact of the project:
    • for participants and participating organisations during and after the project lifetime;
    • outside the organisations and individuals directly participating in the project, at local, regional, national and/or European or global level.
  • The extent to which the project contains measures aimed at making its results sustainable beyond the project’s life-time.
  • The extent to which the project is suitable of contributing to the inclusion and diversity, green, digital and participatory dimensions of the Programme;
  • The extent to which the project introduces newcomers and less experienced organisations to the Action;
  • The extent to which the project addresses sustainable and environmental-friendly practices.

Quality of project design (maximum score 40 points)

  • The consistency between identified needs, project objectives, participants profile and activities proposed;
  • The clarity, completeness and quality of all the phases of the project: preparation (including preparation of the participants), implementation and follow-up (including a feedback mechanism for participants);
  • The extent to which young people are involved in all phases of the activities;
  • The extent to which the activities are designed in an accessible and inclusive way and are open to participants with fewer opportunities;
  • The appropriateness of the participative learning methods proposed, including of any virtual components;
  • The extent to which the project makes use of alternative, innovative and smart forms of youth participation, in particular to test new ideas and follow up;
  • The quality of arrangements and support for the reflection process, the identification and documentation of the participants’ learning outcomes, and the consistent use of the European transparency and recognition tools, in particular Youthpass;
  • The adequacy and effectiveness of the  measures foreseen to ensure safety and protection of participants;
  • The extent to which the activities incorporate sustainable and environmental-friendly practices.

Quality of project management (maximum score 30 points)

  • The quality of the practical arrangements and management and support modalities;
  • The quality of the cooperation and communication between the participants of the group(s), participating organisations, as well as with other relevant stakeholders;
  • The quality measures for evaluating the different phases and outcomes of the project;
  • The appropriateness and quality of measures aimed at disseminating the outcomes of the project within and outside the participating organisations.

Funding rules

The budget of the project must be drafted according to the following funding rules (in euro):

Maximum grant awarded per project for Youth participation activities: 60.000 EUR

Budget category - Project management

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs linked to the management and implementation of the project (e.g. preparation and implementation of project meetings and activities, cooperation and communication between partners, evaluation, dissemination and follow-up).

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the duration of the project.

Amount

EUR 500 per month

Budget category - Coaching costs

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs linked to the involvement of a coach in the project.  Coaching costs are only applicable if the project is implemented by an informal group of young people.

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the venue country and the working days.

The request for financial support to cover coach costs must be motivated in the application form. The duration of coaching is not linked to the project duration.

Amount

Table B3 (below) per day of work. Maximum 12 days.

Budget category - Inclusion support for participants

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Additional costs directly linked to participants with fewer opportunities and their accompanying persons,  facilitators  and decision makers in project activities and events  (including justified costs related to travel and subsistence if a grant for these participants is not requested through budget categories "Travel" and "Individual support").

Financing mechanism: real costs.

Rule of allocation: the request must be justified by the applicant and approved by the National Agency.

Amount

100% of eligible costs

Budget category - Exceptional costs

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs for providing a financial guarantee, if the National Agency asks for it.

Financing mechanism: real costs.

Rule of allocation: the request must be justified by the applicant and approved by the National Agency.

Amount

Financial guarantee: 80% of eligible costs

 

Table B3 Coaching costs

Country Group

Teacher/Trainer/Researcher/ Youth worker Unit contribution per day

 

Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Liechtenstein, Norway 241
Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Finland, Iceland 214
Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia 137
Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, North Macedonia, Türkiye 74

Additional funding for physical events carried out in the frame of the project

Budget category - Youth participation events support

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs linked to the implementation of national and transnational and international physical events central to achieving the objectives of the Youth participation activities project. This budget category is not intended to cover  the participation of staff of the participating organisation(s)/ members of the informal group(s) of young people and facilitators, as attendance to such events by these participants should be covered by the budget category “project management”.

When relevant, Youth participation events support can be combined with funding for mobilities within Youth participation activities according to the applicable rules below.

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the number of participants at the event, including decision makers, excluding staff of the participating organisation(s)/ members of the informal group(s) of young people and facilitators.

Amount

EUR 100 per participant

Additional funding for mobilities carried out in the framework of the project

Budget category - Travel

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Contribution to the travel costs of participants, including  their accompanying persons, facilitators and decision makers , from their place of origin to the venue of the project activity or the physical event and return, regardless of whether the travel is national or transnational.

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the travel distance and number of persons.

The applicant must indicate the distance between the place of origin and the venue of the activity11 by using the distance calculator supported by the European Commission12 .

For itinerant activities, the applicant should add up the distances between individual venues and choose the distance band corresponding to the total.13

Amount

Travel distance Standard travel Green travel
10 – 99 km 23 EUR  
100 – 499 km 180 EUR 210 EUR
500 – 1999 km 275 EUR 320 EUR
2000 – 2999 km 360 EUR 410 EUR
3000 – 3999 km 530 EUR 610 EUR
4000 – 7999 km 820 EUR  
8000 km or more 1500 EUR  

Budget category - Individual Support

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs linked to subsistence.

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the duration of the stay per participant, their accompanying persons, facilitators and decision-makers (if necessary), including also one travel day before the activity and one travel day following the activity (if necessary), and up to four additional days for participants receiving a green travel grant

Amount

Table A2.1 (below) per participant per day

Budget category - Inclusion support for organisations

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Costs related to the organisation of mobility activities involving participants with fewer opportunities.

Financing mechanism: contribution to unit costs.

Rule of allocation: based on the number of participants with fewer opportunities, excluding accompanying persons, facilitators and decision makers.

Amount

 100 EUR per participant

Budget category - Exceptional costs

Eligible costs and applicable rules

Visa and visa-related costs, residence permits, vaccinations, medical certifications.

Expensive travel costs of participants, including members of the informal group(s), accompanying persons, facilitators  and decision makers that cannot be supported with the standard "Travel" category due to geographical remoteness or other barriers (i.e. where the use of cleaner, lower carbon emission means of transport results in expensive travel costs).

Financing mechanism: real costs.

Rule of allocation: the request must be justified by the applicant and approved by the National Agency. Expensive travel applies in cases where the travel support based on unit cost does not cover 70% of the travel costs of participants. If awarded, the exceptional costs for expensive travel replace the standard travel grant.

Amount

 Visa and visa-related costs, residence permits, vaccinations, medical certifications: 100% of eligible costs

Expensive travel: 80% of eligible travel costs

Table A2.1 Individual support for youth exchanges

 

Youth Participation Activities  (euro per day)

Austria 51

Belgium

47

Bulgaria

36
Croatia 39
Cyprus 36
Czech Republic 36
Denmark 51
Estonia 37
Finland 51
North Macedonia 31
France 43
Germany 46
Greece 43
Hungary 37
Iceland 51
Ireland 55
Italy 44
Latvia 38
Liechtenstein 51
Lithuania 38
Luxembourg 51

Malta

44
Netherlands 51
Norway 56
Poland 38
Portugal 42
Romania 36
Serbia 33
Slovakia 39
Slovenia 38
Spain 38
Sweden 51
Türkiye 36
Neighbouring third countries not associated to the Programme 33
  • 1 The main budget of this Action is allocated to support transnational activities involving organisations and participants from EU Member States and third countries associated to the Programme. However, up to 25% of the budget available can fund international projects including organisations and participants from third countries not associated to the Programme neighbouring the EU (regions 1 to 4; see section "Eligible countries" in Part A of this Guide).
  • 2 https://europa.eu/youth/strategy_en
  • 3 The strategies can be found here: Youth Participation Strategy: https://participationpool.eu/ Youthpass: https://www.youthpass.eu/de/ SALTO-YOUTH - What is Youthpass? / ETS:  https://www.salto-youth.net/rc/training-and-cooperation/trainingstrategy/
  • 4 https://participationpool.eu/toolkit/
  • 5 https://europa.eu/youth/strategy/euyouthdialogue_en
  • 6 Depending on their needs, informal groups of young people may use one or several coaches during the project.
  • 7 Participating organisations will need to sign a mandate to the applicant organisation. The mandates should be provided at application stage and at the latest by the time of the grant agreement signature. For further information, please check Part C of this guide.
  • 8 Group of at least four young people between 13 and 30 years old. One of the members of the group who is at least 18-years old assumes the role of representative and takes responsibility on behalf of the group. Please check the glossary for the definition of an informal group. For the purpose of this action and any provisions relating to it, “an informal group of young people” shall fit under the notion “participating organisation”. Where a reference is made to “participating organisation” it shall be deemed to cover also an “informal group of young people”.
  • 9 Seats of the Institutions of the European Union are Brussels, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Strasbourg, and The Hague
  • 10

    Please consider the following:   lower age limits - participants must have reached the minimum age at the start date of the activity. upper age limits - participants must not be older than the indicated maximum age at the start of the activity.

  • 11 For example, if a person from Madrid (Spain) is taking part in an activity taking place in Rome (Italy), the applicant will  calculate the distance from Madrid to Rome (1365,28 KM) and then select the applicable travel distance band (i.e. between 500 and 1999 km).
  • 12 http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm
  • 13 For example, if a participant from Madrid (Spain) is taking part in an itinerant activity taking place first in Rome (Italy) and then Ljubljana (Slovenia), the applicant will first calculate the distance between Madrid and Rome (1365,28 KM), then between Rome and Ljubljana (489,75 KM) and add both distances (1855,03 KM)  b) select the applicable travel distance band (i.e. between 500 and 1999 KM) and c) calculate the EU grant that will provide a contribution to the costs of travel of the participant from Madrid to Ljubljana (via Rome) and return (275 EUR).
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