Intercambio Erasmus+ en Italia sobre emprendimiento para jóvenes


8 Becas Erasmus+ para miembros de Building Bridges para el intercambio Erasmus+ con todos los gastos pagados de alojamiento, manutención y viaje durante las actividades


Cosenza – UNICAL Arcavacata di Rende -Italy


from 12 to 19 October 2015.


8 Participants (18-30 years) + 1 Leader (over 18) from Building Bridges Association.



The project will explore the concept of youth employment in an informal and equal in which the young participants will discuss and analyze together their work experience and / or job search, employment and entrepreneurship, acquisition of key skills, mode entry into the labor market. The objectives of the project are therefore: to acquire critical skills and constructive respect to issues related to employment, career guidance, entrepreneurship. The project will explore the themes of youth employment with a focus on the development and recognition of skills, mode of entry into the labor market, on self-employment, on methods and tools for the research work, innovative start-ups, new technologies related employability and self-employment. The exchange is open to boys 8 girls / Italian and 8 girls / Spanish with a ‘between the ages of 18 and 30 and will be held in Cosenza – Calabria. The two groups involved in the project will work with non-formal and informal methods: they will debate on training and work experience, share, participate in experiential paths of everyone and is concentrating on his own subjectivity and experience, all to facilitate comparison and discussion on issues related to work and employment, underlying theme of all activities. The exchange will then have a positive impact on young people as protagonists and witnesses of experiences and the community since the results will be disseminated by the two associations to their members and community of origin of the participants.

Working language

Working language: English/Italian/Spanish (but it’s also not a problem if you or someone of your group have not a good knowledge of it). The idea is to involve young people, those who had never had a chance to participate in such projects or be abroad. Normally, such kind of people do not speak many foreign languages. But it is important that there are also people in the group who can ensure the translation. Certainly, we will use a lot in our exchange non-verbal communication, and self-expression not only through oral, like music, installation etc. – all what will help young people without any special English knowledge to integrate. Summary of the Project:


The methodologies used in both Activities belong to the non-formal education category and includes: – role-play – brainstorming – simulation games – guided debates in small groups – use of ICT and digital technologies – particular focus on inclusion of people with fewer opportunities. 5.TRAVEL The nearest airport is Brindisi (BDS). At the airport a bus with one of the Staff members will wait for you and will bring you to Poggiardo. The cost of the bus is 20-25 € per person, consider it in your budget. You can also arrive at Bari airport (BRI), we will organize a bus to pick you up there, the cost is 35 € per person. You can also arrive in Rome airport, then take a bus (Terravision) out of the airport to get to Rome main Station (Termini) and then take a train to Lecce. For trains info and time table please see the web-site Please find connections and flights in order to arrive in the afternoon of the 06th November. 6.


In Arcavcata di Rende – Cosenza Unical Campus, participants will be accommodated to “Socrates Residence” hotel in the Campus Unical in bedroom sharing a twin or triple room with and toilet/shower. Towels, bed linen, and soap will be provided. Please bring your own personal toiletries.



We will have buffet, lunch and dinner. The meals will let the participants discover the various tastes of Italian Kitchen and all the needs will be taken into consideration according to the different cultures and religions.


170€ from Spain to Italy return tickets.

Our advices: book a cheap flight and you land in Rome. From Rome, take a shuttle bus (type Terravision) and arrive at Termini Station. From Termini Station take the metro to Tiburtina Station and from there a bus to Cosenza. Option: to book your tickets to Lamezia International Airport (SUF). Flying to Lamezia Terme International Airport is also an option but is more far and less connected with public transport to Cosenza. And yet the prices of the shuttle is very expensive. Please this link for a cheap flight:


Cultural Evening: Please arrange with your country leader and participants to bring some gastronomic specialties (food and/or drinks) from your country. It is also strongly recommended to prepare and bring some material showing your country/region/city, and the traditional (or modern) music and dances. Sports/comfortable clothes: Make sure to bring comfortable clothes and/or ones that may get dirty or destroyed during the practical workshops. Traditional professions in your country: In communication with your country leader, please prepare some material to show and inform the other participants about the traditional professions in your country (or home town). Personal insurance: Insurance cover for personal effects is the responsibility of the individual participant. You are recommended to ensure that you have adequate medical and travel insurance to cover the period of your stay in Cosenza. Neither our organization nor any venue used during the event can entertain claims against loss of or damage to personal property.

Other important information

Weather: The average temperature in June – July is 36°C degrees during the day and 20°C at night. Internet: Internet connection will be available at all venues of the project. However, we recommend limiting the use of internet, computers, and other electronic devices during the days of the exchange.

Electricity: Cosenza has the 220 Volt 2 pin electricity plus – so make sure your bring at least one adaptor with you.

Currency: Italia is part of the Euro zone. In Cosenza city center you can use your credit cards (VISA, Mastercard etc.) almost everywhere.Accomodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks during the seminar will be covered by Be Equal but you may wish to bring some money for snacks or drinks or souvenirs while you are here. In case you didn’t know already…Italy in not Expensive!

Typical costs include: 1 pint of Beer – € 3 1 soda/juice/Coca Cola can – €1,50 1 coffee – €0,60


We will cover all costs related to accommodation, food and up to 170 Euros of your travel costs (cheapest way) from the resident country. 100% of visa costs will be reimbursed. Participants are obliged to keep receipts of the ticket, boarding pass and invoices of credit card that was used for buying the tickets for online payments.

How to apply

Building Bridges Association members will have preference, please enroll to the association here.

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You should complete registration in 2 steps:

1. Please send your application form, CV and motivation letter with subject“Exchange Italy Well Done. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME».

Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”. All documents written in english.

Selected participants will receive the detailed infosheet after the selection process.

2. Pay the registration fee (40€) by Paypal or bank transfer to :Asociación Building Bridges, CIF G85466886. This registration fee includes one year membership to our National and International activities. 

 * It is compulsory to send application form, CV and motivation letter and pay the registration fee at the same time in order to be within the pre-selection process.

If you are not selected by the sending or hosting organisation, we will reimburse the fee. Please see conditions of Erasmus+ grants

ES67 0081 1534 5900 0116 4823 / BSAB ESBB

Please fill the next questionnaire in order to apply for this exchange position:


    What do our participants say?

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    • Pablo Marcelo Fernandez Pira
      14 septiembre, 2015 at 8:11 pm


      Ho ricevuto la vs. mail riguardo la Building Bridges Association.

      Possono partecipare argentini con la cittadinanza italiana?

      Se fosse così, comincio subito a diffonderlo tra le tantissime associazioni italiane in Argentina.

      A proposito, vorremmo partecipare nelle prossime convocatorie per nuovi progetti di scambio giovanile.

      Cari saluti,

      Pablo Fernández Pira
      Circolo Radici Sarde
      Proter Emilia-Romagna (Mar del Plata)

    • admin
      14 septiembre, 2015 at 11:15 pm

      Ciao Pablo, non con noi, devi trovare una organizazione d´Italia. suerte!

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