Travel and Lodging


Your travels to Brussels

Participants' travel costs will be reimbursed by the European Parliament 4-6 weeks after the event, upon submission of all necessary documents sent by the European Parliament prior to the event. Specific conditions apply, more information will be given after you have been selected)

The European Parliament will also pay a €360 lump sum to working journalists (who need to provide a copy of a valid press card or a letter from their editor stating that they work as a journalist) and €180 lump sum to journalism students or interns (who need to provide a letter from their university or from the organisation they are interning at) to cover accommodation, meals and local transport.

The lump sums will be paid at the same time with the travel reimbursement, 4-6 weeks after the event. Attention: for participants living in Brussels no lump sum or travel cost will be paid. Participants should make sure with their banks that they can receive payments made in Euro.

Your accommodation in Brussels

The participants will have to arrange their own accommodation and travel and to provide the necessary documents requested by the European Parliament for reimbursement. The documents will be sent by the European Parliament personnel prior to the event by email to each participant. EYMD participants should make sure that ALL the documents they receive are properly filled in upon their arrival in Brussels. Participants will have to submit their documents during the event.

Please note that you DO NOT need to provide receipts or invoices from the hotel, your meals or local transportation in Brussels.

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