Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017 in Anthens (Fully Funded)

Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017 in Anthens (Fully Funded)

Deadline: March 25, 2017

Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you! Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) specifically aims to improve the skills of cultural managers, as well as develop collaborative peer-to-peer learning and network building.

The programme offers a set of learning modules, tools and manuals for practice-based learning, giving you opportunities to build meaningful collaborations at the global level, and enabling you to develop fresh insights into international cultural collaboration practices. This second edition of the GCLP will take place in Athens, Greece from June 19-23, 2017.


  • All travel and accommodation costs for participants of the GCLP will be covered.


  • Open to outstanding cultural managers from the ten Strategic Partners of the EU (three participants from each of these ten countries: Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA), as well as from the 28 European Union Member States (ten participants, each from a different EU countries).

Application Process

  • Please note that candidates will be asked to fill in information on their CV, as well as an expression of interest (approx. 500 words), which should outline the candidate’s motivation, and what he/she can bring to the learning group for sharing with his/her peers during the training. Candidates should also state what they intend to take away from the training to their own working realities back home;
  • In addition, candidates will be asked to upload (in a pdf format) the description of an ongoing or prospective cultural project (not more than 1,000 words, pictures and media support are also accepted) that is being implemented/to be implemented in the near future. Candidates should specify the following:
    • Background and context
    • Strategic and specific goals
    • Main activities
    • Expected results and impact
    • Individual implication

For more information, read the FAQ or visit Global Cultural Leadership Programme.