The call for applications for the fourth cycle of European Heritage Times volunteers is open.


Applicants shall be aged between 23 and 35 years and shall be interested to report about heritage related issues as well as to share their personal impressions and experiences about European heritage in text, photo or video.

The applicants shall not necessarily be of European origin, but shall be based in the moment of their application in a European country. With their application they commit to participate at the European Heritage Times Introduction and Training Seminar and actively participate in European Heritage Times for at least one year.

The application shall content CV (with photo), a motivation letter describing the applicant’s relationship to heritage and at least two examples of stories, reports or other kinds of documentary, journalistic or artistic expressions the applicant has produced earlier – they have not necessarily to be thematically linked to heritage. At least one of them should be a written text; the other one(s) can be text, photo or video.  

The applications shall be sent to

The deadline for application is October, 20th, 2019. Earlier applications, preferably till October, 10th, 2019 are appreciated.


After having received the applications the selection process will start which will include a skype interview.

The selected volunteers will be invited to the fourth European Heritage Times Introduction and Training Seminar that will take place from November, 17th, (arrival till dinner) till November, 23rd, (departure after breakfast), 2019. The first part of the seminar will take place in the Seminar and Education Centre Wieland Estate Ossmannstedt near Weimar, Germany; the second part in Freiberg, the centre of the transboundary German-Czech Historic Mining Landscape Ore Mountains which had been in July 2019 inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.  

Board and accommodation during the seminar as well as the travel costs from Ossmannstedt to Freiberg will be paid by European Heritage Volunteers; the participants are kindly asked to finance their travel costs from their home to Ossmanstedt and from Freiberg home themselves. For participants which will need visa to enter Germany the necessary invitation will be provided.