Applications are open for Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) Western Balkans. The Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a training program developed to build awareness, capacity and resilience in the practice of governance. Are you a young professional in Western Balkans and want to deepen your knowledge about modern sustainable governance? This is the program for you.
The Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a collaboration between the Swedish Institute (SI) and Swedish universities, responsible for developing and organizing training modules. The modules rely on a mix of modern teaching methods with emphasis on interactivity, collaboration and problem-based learning. The training program may include webinars, interactive lectures, small-group discussions, study visits and other learning activities allowing to deepen and practice your knowledge. This year, it is possible to apply for the following thematic modules within SAYP:
- Collaborative Governance in a Digital Era, Halmstad University.
- Innovation Ecosystems & Entrepreneurship, Lund University .
- Migration and Integration in the Western Balkans: International Perspectives on Policy and Administrative Challenges for the Development of Inclusive Societies, Gothenburg University & Georgian Institute of Public Affairs .
- Sustainable e-Government for Resilient and Innovative.
- Democratic Public Administration, Linköping University.
- Sustainable Public Management, Malmö University .
Benefits and Outcomes
The Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) will give you
- Opportunity to develop your professional skills.
- Tools to apply in your own organizations and local contexts.
- Knowledge within sustainable modern governance.
- Experience of cross-sectorial work environment.
- Personal and professional network.
- Lifelong membership in the SI Alumni Network.
- Exclusive access to Peer Shadowing and other tools for continued learning.
- Citizens of and currently working in one of the following countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia.
- Good command of the English language.
- A relevant higher education (at least three years).
- 35 years or younger (born 1986).
- Employed in one of the following groups: Policymakers (politicians, government officials, employees of political parties); Public servants (non-political civil servants working at public organizations) and Civil society workers (CSO/NGO employees)
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