ACT - Virtual Exchanges for Active Citizenship

Developing values of active citizenship, freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination among young people by connecting students and professors/staff of HEIs of European and Southern Neighborhood region countries through online formal and non-formal activities.

What is ACT?

The ACT project underlines that the need to develop democratic citizenship principles and values of active citizenship, freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination among youth is going to be addressed in and through education utilising the power of emerging technologies so as to share fundamental values and to foster young people’s active citizenship between European and Southern Neighbourhood region counties.

Main Objectives

The ACT project aims to:


interactive open online activities including formal and non-formal activities with main focus on the elements of active citizenship and intercultural learning with the aim to increase the access to student mobility opportunities for all students and professors/staff and ensure opportunities for youth participation in democratic life and support social and civic engagement.


participants on cultural awareness so as to promote ethics, equality and resilience as well as empathy and sensitivity to differences and support the development of interpersonal and intercultural skills based on framework of global competences


online facilitated activities (within formal and non-formal education settings) with students and youth workers on topics of active citizenship and both SDGs and EU values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination, enhancing the common understanding among the two regions and enable learners to develop the values of an active citizen, such as sense of responsibility, active participation and engagement in the society, environmental protection, resilience, human rights respect



ACT Project Welcome Activities

Working Together on Welcome Activities: Embracing Intercultural Connections Greetings to all participants of the ACT – Virtual Exchanges for Active Citizenship Project! As we embark

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Introducing the ACT project!

Welcome to the ACT – Virtual Exchanges for Active Citizenship Project! We are proud to introduce the ACT project, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering

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