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CIF Hellas International Professional Exchange Program (IPEP)

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Since 1992 CIF Hellas runs every year it’s International Professional Exchange Program and about 56 professionals working in Social and Human Services from Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America have been participated

Professionals working in the field of Social Work/Human Services are invited to apply for CIF- Hellas International Professional Exchange Programs

The program includes:


Seminar and lectures to familiarize participants with the socio/economic situation in Greece. Including also visits to places of cultural interest

-Agency visits and Placements: Participants will visit a variety of social organizations and will be placed to agencies related to their own specialized field, to observe and experience professional social work in Greece.

-Experience in a multicultural group:

Participants will have the opportunity to exchange work methodology and intervention practices amongst themselves.

-Evaluation and Farewell event: The last two days participants will share gained knowledge and experience and will receive their certificates

-Host Family Living: Living with host families provides participants with a unique cultural experience and develops lasting cross-cultural friendships.

-Language: English

-Number of participants: Five (5)

The program takes place only if more than two successful applicants are able to participate.

The Financial terms: 300 euro as a contribution to program costs.

The participants are responsible for their international travel and medical insurance. Internal transportation and half board expenses are covered by the program.

Application process: Through the National Branch (NB) or the Contact Person(CP) of the country. In countries without a NB or CP, the application can be send to:

Download CIF Hellas Flyer

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