European volunteering

The European Solidarity Corps is an initiative of the European Union with the aim of creating opportunities for young people to volunteer and collaborate in projects that benefit communities and citizens of Europe.

This type of volunteering offers young people between 18 and 30 years of age stays in projects that last between two months and a year in different countries. For people legally resident in EU member states, volunteering can be done in another member state or in the list of associated countries.

List of associated countries:

  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.
  • Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway
  • Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia
  • Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine.
  • Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia
  • Russian Federation

The European Volunteer Corps has a network of projects that work in different areas of impact in society. Those who participate will be able to carry out projects of inclusion, reception and integration of refugees and migrants, related to the environment and nature protection, to support health and general well-being, related to non-formal education, others.

The body allows you to participate in volunteering activities, organize a solidarity project with a group of at least five people or carry out internships and work in the voluntary sector.

If you are a UAB student and want information, contact:

Consult the Information Sheet of the European Solidarity Corps. You can also consult the experience of other volunteers in this collection of experiences of UAB students who have participated.

For more information:
- Information on the type of projects
- Registration system of the European Solidarity Corps