Call for Participants

Words of Europe Workshop & Model European Council Simulation

Maastricht, Netherlands, 30th - 31st August 2023

JEF Netherlands, in collaboration with JEF Europe, as part of the Words of Europe project funded by the European Commission, are hosting a unique simulation of the European Council in Maastricht, Netherlands from the 30th to 31st August. Each participant will have the opportunity to represent one of the 27 EU member states and engage in discussions on some of the most hotly-debated topics in Europe today.

Date and Location

The workshop will take place from 13:00 on 30th August till 13:00 on 31st August in Maastricht, Netherlands.


JEF Netherlands is looking for young Europeans living in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Portugal or Belgium to take part in the event. 


To facilitate your attendance, there is no participation fee and travel costs will be reimbursed up to a certain amount, depending on your point of departure. Your travel costs will be reimbursed up till the amounts mentioned below upon presentation of invoices, tickets and boarding passes. 

  • Denmark: 200€
  • Germany: 80€
  • France: 120€
  • Luxembourg: 60€
  • Belgium: 60€
  • Netherlands: 60€
  • Portugal: 200€

Accomodation will be covered for the night of the 30th August and the following meals will be covered: 

  • drinks and snacks on Wednesday afternoon
  • dinner on Wednesday evening
  • breakfast on Thursday morning


Please apply through this form until 13th August 2023

If you have any questions about the travel reimbursement or about the event, feel free to contact JEF Netherlands team at