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Call for applications-Cross Culture programme Fellowships

Deadline : 31/01/2022

Credit : CCP

French version here.

The CCP funds around 120 professionals and committed volunteers from 46 countries each year. During two to three months of work-related stays in host organisations in Germany or CCP partner countries, participants deepen their expertise, establish new contacts and acquire intercultural skills. In turn, the host organisations benefit from the expertise, regional knowledge and networks of the CCP Fellows.

In 2022, fellowships will be offered as digital as well as on-site fellowships. Subject to funding by the German Federal Foreign Office and based on their personal situation and COVID-19 entry requirements, participants may decide on one of these two options. also, fellowships are principally awarded to people working in one of the following fields:

  • Policy and society

  • Media and culture

  • Human rights and peace

  • Sustainable development


  • The applicant must be at least 23 years old at the time of the application.

  • At least two years of proven professional experience or volunteer work in a civil society organisation in the country of origin.

  • Good written and spoken English skills.

  • The applicant is in good health for a longer stay abroad.

Exclusionary Criteria for the Application: students cannot participate in the programme.

Application process:

  • Select the appropriate country call for applications on this application portal.

  • Complete the application form and upload your documents. Since the application system cannot cache any input, all documents should be ready for the upload at the start of the application.

  • Submit the completed application online via the application portal.

Incomplete applications, applications sent by e-mail and applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Application documents:

  • Curriculum vitae in English with details about education/training, work experience, volunteering and other skills

  • Letter of motivation, using this

  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor in the applicant’s home organisation/workplace in the applicant’s country of origin, using this

  • Photo is optional

Useful links:

  • Click here to apply for the programme

  • IFA's official website

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