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How to contribute

There are many options to become part of the European Forum Alpbach!

Event participant

Become a participant


Join our annual event in Alpbach!

As a participant, being part of the Forum is a ticket to important networks, inspiration and insights. For many it is even the beginning of a personal transformation. More than 4.000 people participate at the annual main event, taking place each summer in Tyrol. You can be one of them!

The European Forum Alpbach 2023 will take place from 19 August to 2 September 2023.

Scholarship Holder

Become a Scholarship Holder


Apply for a scholarship and attend the European Forum Alpbach event in summer!

Every year, the European Forum Alpbach awards scholarships to hundreds of outstanding young talents from all around the world. Our scholarship programme enables students, young professionals and changemakers to come to Alpbach and attend a unique programme consisting of scientific and artistic seminars, a high-level conference programme and a variety of social and cultural activities.

Until today, scholarship holders have founded more than 30 alumni groups around the globe to stay connected after the Forum. Find out if there’s an alumni group in your region and get in touch with them via this page.

The call for applications for a scholarship at the European Forum Alpbach 2023 will open in February 2023.

Who can apply?

A scholarship to participate in the European Forum Alpbach is available to applicants up to the age of 30 (up to 35 for African applicants). We welcome applications from all countries and academic disciplines. Artists and non-graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note there are special application procedures for Austrian, German, Chinese and Taiwanese nationals. If you hold one of these passports, you need to apply via one of our partner networks. More information will follow in due time.

What does a scholarship cover?

A scholarship to participate at EFA23 covers the participation fee, your accommodation, and a daily allowance for the entire duration of the EFA23 (19 August to 2 September 2023).

Why should I apply?

Described as “an absolutely outstanding opportunity for young minds to interact, discuss, build friendships and collaborations, and to promote positive changes in the future” by one of our former scholarship holders, Alpbach is an inspirational place that opens minds and souls for Europe's future. A forum that generates ideas and sparks action. Watch our EFA22 recap video and see for yourself:

Your EFA Contact

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Katia Wissinger

Unit Communities | Stakeholder Manager | Scholarship Programme

Alpbach in Motion (AIM)

Become part of the AIM programme


Join Alpbach in Motion - the summit of emerging leaders

Alpbach in Motion is a multi-day summit of aspiring executives and entrepreneurs, which takes place within the framework of the European Forum Alpbach. The aim is to provide a platform to rethink leadership in the 21st century while connecting the next generation of decision-makers. The annual event brings together committed people from various business backgrounds, such as start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, social enterprises and the creative industries, to exchange specialist knowledge and personal experience on today’s structural challenges in business and society and to spark new ideas in solution-oriented dialogues. As an incubator for new ways of leadership, Alpbach in Motion aims to encourage young emerging leaders to facilitate change and fresh ways of doing things in their industries, networks and in a broader social context.

If you would like to participate in next year's AIM programme, please apply by spring 2023.

Your EFA Contact

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Bettina Nahajowski

Unit Communities | Stakeholder Manager | Alpbach in Motion

Partner

Become a Partner


Become a partner and support the European Forum Alpbach event or its all year activities.

Depending on your company's aims and strategy, there are various options to cooperate with the EFA.

CONTENT, IDEAS & AGENDA-SETTING: Set the agenda by bringing in your specific expertise to the official conference programme!

COMMUNITY & NETWORKING: Reach out to key stakeholders and meet unlikely allies in an informal atmosphere!

TALENT DEVELOPMENT: Support emerging talents from 100+ countries to become active citizens who shape the future of Europe and their regions!

Contact us to create individual packages and make the most out of our cooperation.

Your EFA Contacts

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Annamária Tóth

Unit Communities | Head of Unit

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Johannes Schneeberger

Unit Communities | Stakeholder Manager | Partnerships

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Dagmar Hengl

Unit Communities | Senior Stakeholder Manager | Sponsoring & Fundraising

Association Member

Become a member


Make your voice count and contribute to the future of Europe

Our association is dependent on devoted people who work together for one common goal: To positively shape our future by strengthening Europe. A member of the association pays a fee, gets discounted access to the main event and profits from our various networks around the world.

If you are interested in joining us, please send us an e-mail.