10 foreign projects and educational programs, worthy of attention in 2016

If you want the next year to be fruitful for you, want to get acquainted with new people and countries, do things that you have never done before – we can offer several excellent options that will help to do this.

To get a chance to acquire a unique life experience, to study science and travel the world, spend a winter vacation with benefit: apply for participation in the most unusual and interesting foreign projects of 2016.

Volunteer Husky Care Project in Canada

What could be better than going to a snow-covered country to look after blue-eyed dogs? Obligations of the participant: to play with the husky and feed them, to clean up the nurseries and sometimes to clear the snow. The duration of the project is 3 months. The volunteers are provided with accommodation and meals. The project lasts all year round, you can apply in different seasons.

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The UN Youth Forum in Baku

The UN Alliance of Civilizations is holding an international youth forum in Baku in order to create a platform for an open dialogue of various cultures and peoples. The main requirement for participants is a high level of English language skills to participate in the discussions of the sections. The organizers of the forum pay tickets to Baku and back, 4-day accommodation, meals and coffee breaks, transfer from the airport.

Deadline for applications – January 17, 23:59 New York time.

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Volunteer projects from the Government of Germany

Do you speak German? Then pay attention to long-term volunteer programs in Germany. The organizers provide visa support, 150 euros per month for personal expenses, accommodation and free training at seminars devoted to a wide range of issues. A set of participants is held twice a year. Apply for the summer period is necessary until the end of winter.

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Volunteer in Peru

To work with children in Peru, teachers, artists and young leaders are needed for the long term. Participants are provided with food, accommodation, flexible working hours, free access to the Internet. Your knowledge of Spanish will be a plus in the selection of candidates. Participants must be over 18 years of age, experience of working with children is also very desirable.

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Competition of essays of young leaders

The International Research Foundation in Switzerland offers young and ambitious people to try their hand at writing essays on topical topics. Organizers pay a trip to Switzerland – flight and accommodation. Prize fund is provided. Participants will also be able to attend meetings with leaders of states, well-known businessmen and politicians.

Deadline for applications is 1 February.

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Scientific and educational program in Mexico

Young professionals interested in innovation, social research and social entrepreneurship – this is the proposal for you! You can get a scholarship for studying in Mexico, covering all expenses. There is also the opportunity to come to the country with his family.

Deadline for applications is January 31.

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German courses in Vienna

In January-February, you have the opportunity to go to Austria for inexpensive intensive German studies. If you have long wanted to tighten up your German and travel around Europe, rather apply. Classes are held daily until lunch. In the evening – free time for excursions and walks around the city.

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Winter School of International Relations in Geneva

The Geneva School of Diplomacy invites young political scientists to take part in the winter project called “European Integration: Challenges, Crises, New Strategies”. Within the framework of the program, various lectures, seminars, round tables and excursions to international organizations will be held. The cost is 1 350 francs.

Deadline for applications is January 11.

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Winter school in Italy

To become a participant in scientific research in the field of genetics and neurology invites the University of Padua. If you are a young specialist in one of these areas and have long wanted to travel around Italy, please apply for it – the number of seats is limited. The university does not charge any additional payments. By the way, the city of Padua is not far from Venice!

Deadline for applications is January 20.

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Teaching English in Sudan

If in the new year you have conceived for yourself a unique life experience or a socially significant act, you can become a volunteer-teacher of English in Sudan. The sending organization is located in London, it works in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and the Government of the Sudan. If you want to try, but doubt, on the official website you can find feedback from volunteers from all over the world who have already taken part in the project. Organizers pay for accommodation, meals and additional expenses, and participants are assigned a small scholarship. Applications for participation in the program are held all year round.

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And finally, an important rule: if you are interested in something, do not delay the submission of applications and documents for participation in the project. In the pre-holiday fuss you can miss the opportunity to get on the project in the new year. Dare, fill up the list of your achievements, and most importantly, remember: “As a new year you will meet, so you will spend it”!