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Participation in the fellowship programme is free of charge. The participants will receive free accommodation and board at the training venue and during excursions, as well as a contribution towards their travel expenses. Health insurance during stays in Germany and visa application fees will also be covered by the organisers.

The proportion of travel expenses to be covered by participants or their home organizations is based on the following scheme, which relates to the gross domestic product of the respective countries:

Country Group A

Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia

Country Group B

Belarus, Bulgaria, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkmenistan

Country Group C

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iran, Kosovo, Moldova, Mongolia, Ukraine

Country Group D

Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan


Table: Travel costs to be covered by the participants of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme or their organizations

ModulesCountry Group ACountry Group BCountry Group CCountry Group D
Module 1200,00€ 100,00€60,00€15,00€
Module 2200,00€ 100,00€60,00€15,00€
Module 3200,00€ 100,00€60,00€15,00€
Module 4200,00€100,00€60,00€15,00€
Total Programme800,00€400,00€240,00€60,00€

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