Democracy & Human Rights

📅  Dates:

  • TBC

🏷️  Price: € 850


Do you want to develop your skills in the field of democracy and human rights and become a strong defender of those in your country and globally? Join a course on Democracy and Human Rights!

The course designed for both – youth workers who work in the field of strengthening democracy and human rights in society, as well as for youth workers who work providing democracy and human rights education. Understanding the nature of democracy and human rights, having good knowledge on education in this field, being able to see the ways how to develop them in society – all these qualities are the most demanded among any international organization working in this area.

Democracy and human rights are powerful tools for the developing of society. But how can we reach the required level of their development? Discuss these issues together and find the answers!


We invite experienced youth employees as well as those who have none or minimal experience in the field of democracy and human rights.

What are the ways how youth workers can influence on the level of the development of democracy and human rights? Sharing best practices.

What is the role of education in the field of democracy and human rights. Where to find the tools and the programs on this education. How to become a human rights trainer.

Which kind of youth projects in the field of democracy and human rights can be developed, what are the organizations sponsoring such projects.

What are the funding opportunities for projects in the field of democracy and human rights.

How to find partners for the projects in the field of democracy and human rights? Learning about the possibilities for cooperation. Networking between the participants.

What are the career opportunities for the specialists in these fields? Careers at the UN, Amnesty International and other International Organizations.

We create the course matching essential learning needs as much as possible. Also, we leave some space to add sessions for additional topics upon request.

Sunday is the arrival day. There are no activities planned on Sunday. No meals provided on Sunday. The sessions will be from Monday to Thursday. Friday is the departure day. There are no sessions planned on Friday. 

The program is certified – all the participants receive the certificate upon the completion of the course.

Travelling after the course

We offer mini-trips with sightseeing to nearby countries after the course. Travelling is offered for an additional fee and includes tickets and one night stay. Click here to learn more. Please let us know in your application form if you are interested.

Accommodation and Meals

All the participants are provided with accommodation in Amsterdam for the whole period of the course. The type of accommodation is a shared room for 2 people. The accommodation in a single room can be arranged for an additional fee – please see the additional services section. Participants have access to the kitchen which they can use. The accommodation is well-connected by public transport with all the tourist places in Amsterdam. During the program, sessions will be conducted in the classroom which is within walking distance from the accommodation. Participants will be provided with a detailed description of the venue and information on how to reach it from the airport.

We offer comfortable accommodation where you can stay during the program and fully enjoy your time in Amsterdam!

Meals (breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks) are included in the price – please see the price section.

Dates and Price

Dates* Price
1-week program € 850

The price includes:

  • Program (including all the materials)
  • Accommodation (shared room for 2)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and coffee-breaks)

Tickets to and from The Netherlands are not included in the price.

  • Transfer from/to the airport (one-way): € 100
  • Single room: € 190 for a 1-week stay


If you want to travel to the Netherlands, you might need a visa. Here you could determine whether you require a visa. Please tick “90 days or less” in the first question. Or just email us and we will advise you.

When you apply to our programs and provide mandatory pre-payment, we provide you with a visa assistance: an official visa invitation letter which is necessary for applying for a visa. Also, we will guide you on the visa process and consult you regarding the documents that you need to prepare for the successful visa application. We will be happy to look through the package of the documents that you will prepare for the visa application, analyze it and help you to prepare all the documents correctly. Usually, visa type required to attend our courses: Short-term business visa. But it would be better to make a double check at your local Consulate / VFS Center.

Step 1

Please go to your local Consulate / VFS website and make an appointment. Sometimes you can make an appointment only 1-2 months in advance. We recommend doing that as soon as possible and then proceed to Step 2.

Step 2

Please learn more about the list of all the required documents (usually, those documents are listed on the website of your local Consulate / VFS. This list also includes visa invitation letter that we send. Usually, we send a visa invitation letter within 1-3 days after receiving the required pre-payment from the applicant.

Step 3

With the full list of documents and completed visa application form, you have to go to the local Consulate/VFS on the appointment day and submit them. The fee for the visa might differ depending on the country where you apply. VFS might also apply an extra charge for their services.

We strongly recommend to check all the documents before the submission and make sure you provide the correct information to the Consulate and in that case, you most probably will receive a visa without any difficulties.

If you have any questions, we would be happy to assist at any stage of your application!


Just click to apply via the website:

Or you could send an email to the following address:

Please indicate the “Democracy and Human Rights” in the subject and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number
  • Dates of the course
  • The reasons why you would like to join the program and your expectations
  • Other wishes

Good command of English is required to attend the course.

We do not have any age or geographical limits for the applicants. A person of any age from any country is welcome to apply for the program.

Please be aware, that we confirm registration only after the receipt of a guarantee deposit in the amount of at least 50% of the course fee. Please learn more about payment methods here.


In case of any questions regarding the program – feel free to send us an e-mail – or call us + 31 85 401 89 52