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Programme Guide 2008

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Note: This new version of the Programme Guide is valid as of 1 January 2008. Translations into all other official languages are currently being prepared by the National Agencies of the Youth in Action Programme and will be published on this website as soon as they are ready.

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PDF Important information:Changes in financial rules for action 2 project applications in the 2008 version of the programme guide.
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The implementation of the present Programme Guide (and of the additional specific calls for proposals) of the Youth in Action Programme is subject to the following conditions:

  • adoption by the Commission of the annual work plan for the implementation of the Youth in Action Programme, after its referral to the Programme Committee
  • adoption by the European Parliament and the Council of the necessary appropriations for Youth in Action within the framework of the annual budget of the European Union.

How to read the Programme Guide ?

The Programme Guide has three parts:

  • Part A is an introduction to the Programme and its general objectives. It also indicates which countries participate in the Programme and specifies the priorities and the main features which are relevant to all supported activities. This section is addressed to those who wish to have an map of the Programme in its entirety.
  • Part B gives information on the different Actions and sub-Actions of the Programme that are covered by this Guide. This section is mainly addressed to those who are interested to knowing in detail which are the concrete typologies of projects supported by the Programme.
  • Part C gives detailed information on application procedures and deadlines, selection modalities, financial and legal provisions. This section is addressed to all those who intend to submit a project proposal under the framework of the Youth in Action Programme.

Furthermore, the Guide includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 1: Glossary of key-terms. These key-terms will be displayed in italic character throughout this Guide
  • Annex 2: Contact details of the structures and partners of the Youth in Action Programme
  • Annex 3: Useful references


For projects submitted to the Executive Agency there are three application deadlines a year:

Projects starting between Application deadline
1 August and 31 December 1 February
1 December and 30 April 1 June
1 March and 31 July 1 September

Application forms

Please find here the application forms for the funding opportunities 2008.


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