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ERASMUS+ Virtual Exchange

The Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project 2018-2020 is now finished. Please stay tuned to the European Youth Portal for further developments!

19 Jul 2019

First Online Euro-Med Debate Competition 26-30 August 2019

What is it about?

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange launches the first Online Euro-Med Debate Competition. It will bring together debate teams from all across Europe and the Southern Mediterranean.

Young people between 18 and 30 will meet online and discuss big societal issues of their choice. 


From 26 to 30 August 2019, participants will engage in intercultural online debates. It is an opportunity to improve communication skills, learn how to build good arguments and rebuttals, structure and present speeches, enhance participants’ intercultural awareness and improve English language skills.


Profile of participants?

The first Online Euro-Med Debate Competition is open to Debate Team Leaders from the Euro-Med region and their local teams.

To participate with your team in the competition, you should fulfil the following criteria:

  • Aged between 18-30 years old and national or resident in one of the eligible countries of the project
  • Proven experience as a debater, debate team leader or debate trainer
  • Interest in contemporary Euro-Mediterranean issues
  • Good English speaking skills
  • Ability to train and lead a local debate team


Steps to join the Online Euro-Med Debate Competition 2019:

If you are already an Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Team Leader:

Please express your interest to join the competition with your team.

In case you do not have a team; ensure your local training before 11 August 2019.

You will be contacted to register your Team in the Online EuroMed Debate Competition.


If you are NOT an Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Team Leader:

Kindly register for a Team Leaders Training in one of the following days: 

3 August 2019, 4 August 2019 & 10 August 2019

Please write “Online Euro-Med Competition + Your name and country + your selected training day” in the subject of your email and send it to


After completing your Team Leaders Training session, you will be expected to train a local team of 6-12 debaters,You will be contacted to register your Team in the Online EuroMed Debate Competition.

For any further questions please contact