During this study visit you will to get to know the Finnish youth sector and youth participation work in Finland, especially in the municipal field and locally. The study visit will take place from the 12th to the 16th of December in Helsinki, Finland.

Aims & objectives


The Study visit seeks to involve and invite various actors and stakeholders of youth work, youth participation and the inclusion sector from practice, policy and research from all over Europe.

Accessibility and sustainability

The venue where we organise the event is accessible for wheelchairs. We will also consider your special needs so that you can fully participate in the training. If you need a support person, accessible room and transport or supporting tools, we will try to arrange them for you. If you are selected to attend this Study visit please tell us your needs already beforehand so that we can be ready. We will also send a questionnaire about special needs and dietary restrictions to all those selected.

Find more information and how to apply here. The application deadline is 25 September.

EGL is looking for applicants for two study visits in Finland happening this May! The deadline to apply is April 19 2022.

Youth Work in Schools

The study visit “Youth Work in Schools” will happen in Lahti from the 15th to 19th of May 2022. You will learn how the role of youth workers is enriching the school environment, how youth workers are engaging with the youth and also with teachers and the wider educational community.

Apply for this study visit here.

Municipal Work in Helsinki

The study visit “Municipal Work in Helsinki” will take place in Helsinki from the 16th to the 19th of May. You will learn how the city of Helsinki organizes its municipal youth work, what the structures are,
how administrative planning is done, how priorities are set, how the stakeholders are included, and what evaluation system is in place.

Apply for this study visit here.

Europe Goes Local will be hosting the first Modular Training ‘Go For Change’ in Kortrijk, Belgium. We are looking forward to seeing you there 4 to 7 April! The second part will be in Kouvola, Finland, from 13 to 16 June 2022. You can apply until February 15.

This 2-part training aims at strengthening the capacities of youth workers at the municipal level by introducing all sorts of tools and processes for the quality development of youth work.

Hear the details and meet the trainers Anita Silva and Antti Korhonen!

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Where and when?

You can find all details and how to apply for this training here.