Q: I read that the participation is free, but what is actually covered? Do you reimburse travel costs and accommodation?
A: Participation to the activities of the EYD is free (as well as the access to the opening event), but unfortunately we can't cover travel costs. We are however providing a limited number of accommodation possibilities for the participants.
They will be hosted by members of our association at their homes (some in beds, others on air mattresses/couches). Accommodation will be assigned with regard to the date of the application. If an application will be accepted, chances are higher that applicants can be hosted the earlier they apply.
Participation to the social events in the evenings of Thursday and Friday are voluntary and the (limited) cost is on the participant. The tour of Milan is free.
Q: When will I know about the results of my application?
A: Application results will be communicated a couple of days after the closing of the applications (9th March). If you are on the waiting list, you may expect to be re-contacted one week later.
Q: Will I be assigned to a round-table prior to the event? Am I required to study?
A: When you'll receive the confirmation of your participation, you'll be communicated the round-table you will belong to. You are expected to be prepared for the discussion: we will provide some preparation material to help you get ready for the debate!
Q: Can I come just to the opening conference?
A: Yes, of course! We will provide in the upcoming days a form for the non-participants to register themselves to the opening conference.
Q: Can I help you in any way?
A: Thanks for asking! The EYD is organised and run by students, and your support is crucial to the success of the event! Get the word spread on social media, invite your friends and, if you're selected, be prepared on the topics and ready to propose brilliant ideas for the future of Europe!