Where will the sessions take place?
The Academy sessions will take place in Bucharest. Exact location will be disclosed further on. This will also be the place where all the meals of the program will be served and where the accommodation facilities will be offered.
Which are the accommodation facilities?
The participants will be hosted in Bucharest. Participants must accommodate at the selected location regardless of the fact that they already live in Bucharest.
Do I have to pay for the accommodation?
No, the accommodation facilities will be fully covered by the organizers.
Will all three meals be included?
Yes, breakfast, lunch and dinner will all be included in the program..
How complex will the program be?
The Academy activities will usually begin every morning at 9 AM, with several types of workshops, simulations, and seminars. Each day will include a debriefing session to review and assess the day’s main themes, conducted together with the volunteers and partners. The activities will end around 9 PM. During the day there will be several coffee breaks and meals.
Can I skip part of the activities?
No, you are expected to participate in all the activities that the organizers have planned. However, in case of justified emergencies, we will accommodate for your situation.
Is there a dress code?
As for clothing, there will be a series of events such as the opening ceremony or the official visits to institutions that require a formal attire. Besides these activities, the outfit will be generally casual, suitable for both sessions and debates as well as for team building activities.
When does the Academy end?
The 12th of December.
Given the current COVID-19 epidemiologic situation, what are the expectations?
In order to ensure the safety of our staff, our partners and our participants, we require that our participants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time the Academy starts on the 08th of December. Much of our cooperation with service providers and partners depends on our ability to present certificates of vaccination on behalf of everyone, a reason for which we will require your certificate in case you get selected.
American Councils Romania is bound by legal requirements when it comes to being able to organize events safely. We follow all instructions given by the government and are constantly monitoring the situation.