Young African Leaders Programme
The Young African Leaders Programme (YALP) of the EUI School of Transnational Governance (STG) is offering a unique opportunity to aspiring leaders from Africa to further develop their policy work and professional skills amidst international experts and global leaders.
In the dynamic academic environment of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, selected participants will take part in seminars, trainings and skills development sessions, conferences, and study visits in Europe. Interaction with the other fellows, policymakers and the academic community at the EUI will make this a highly enriching experience.
The fellowship is a full-time and fully-funded programme.
The programme is open to mid-career professionals and executives under the age of 35 at the start of the programme on 1 September 2023. Women and people with disabilities will exceptionally be considered up to the age of 40 on 1 September 2023.
The programme targets mid-career, high potential emerging leaders, policymakers, diplomats, and professionals from Africa, working in national and local authorities, regional, continental, international organisations and development partners, civil society organisations, academia, media and the private sector, in Africa.
African leaders must live in the area of Florence for the duration of their stay. The language of the programme is English.
Special attention will be paid to ensuring access to the programme for young people with disabilities and dedicated measures will be foreseen during the fellowship as needed.
The programme has a duration of 3 months: September to November 2023.
During this period, the fellows are expected to commit to the programme full-time.
Three-month leadership programme are fully-funded with a grant of € 2,500 per month.
If applicable, family allowances will be added to the basic grant.
Deadline: 22 February 2023, 15:00 CET.
Read more here.
This programme is supported by DG International Partnerships of the European Commission.