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At the European Leadership Programme we shape the leaders of tomorrow

The European Leadership Programme is a five month long formation where the Fellows receive leadership training and support in their vocation discernment during their time in Brussels. The Fellows live and work in the heart of Europe, they help marginalized communities, receive coaching and professional mentoring. There is a weekly opportunity to meet current and former leaders from the EU ecosystem to discuss testimonies of their career and ethical challenges.


"When you arrive in Brussels, as an ELP fellow, you have a community from the start. You will be living with the other fellows, get to know them and share your life with them for half a year. It’s different from a group of friends because it really is a community. A community is based on certain values which you share and work for together. This is what makes the ELP unique".

Barnabas Felicián Tóth, Hungary
ELP Fellow and Bluebook Trainee
"If you want to take leadership positions, the key question is: Are you able to serve as well? If you are not able to serve you will not be able to lead. Wherever you get, there will always be both. You are invited to lead and to serve. You always serve somebody. Leadership is also the willingness and the capacity to serve."

Klaus Welle
Secretary-General of the European Parliament at the Graduation of the ELP 4th Cohort
"The ELP is a very intense programme but you will manage to do it because the willingness to work for the common good will push yourself. The Programme will give you the exceptional chance to talk to leaders and experts in a very informal setting. They have enriched our knowledge and our competences by sharing their personal perspective on Europe and leadership".

Raffaella Borruto, Italy
ELP Fellow and Project Coordinator at World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA)

What we offer

Are you an organisation that collaborates with trainees? Would you like to provide them with opportunities for personal growth and the chance to be part of a supportive community?

If so, ELP offers a comprehensive environment that nurtures such growth, along with training in diverse aspects of life and career management.

We invite you to consider the trainees you work with, enabling them to become even more valuable assets to your organisation. Get in touch with us to learn more about how becoming an ELP Fellow can be an opportunity for your trainees.

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Donations received help support the activities of the Fellows such as retreats, coaching sessions, and simulation programmes for each cohort. Moreover, they also go towards refurbishing our two houses on Rue André-Fauchille where our Fellows stay during their Fellowship.

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