The Foundation was founded in 1993. It supports all the social initiatives which aim at establishing the civil society, cooperation and the unity between nations The Foundation actively supports Polish integration into the EU structures, it make Lublin and Lublin area known and promotes them as a focal point of different cultures and nationalities. Christian values accompany all our actions. The Foundation strengthens the idea of democracy, self-government, social market economy and solidarity of nations as well as the intercourse among nations beyond all boundaries by educating all generations.
Forum office in Lublin
18/5A 3 Maja St., 20-078 Lublin, Poland
Secretariat : tel. +48 511 403 155
The Eastern Institute (full name: Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies) has since its inception in 1992 been active in the field of co-operation among European countries, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. Various projects conducted at different levels have been adding to creation and development of political, economic, cultural and scientific ties among states in the region. The most important project of the Eastern Institute is the Economic Forum. Over the period of more than ten years, the Forum has become an important and recognized event in this part of Europe. In its efforts related to the Forum, the Eastern Institute is supported by the Programme Council. The Council sets the content and programme of the Forum, and gives direction to its further development.
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For over 25 years FRSE has been successfully managing European educational programmes and initiatives. At present is implements, among others, the Erasmus+ Programme, European Solidarity Corps, PO WER, “Education” Programme (EEA mechanism) by supporting young people and adults in their involvement in training and placements abroad as well as in their participation in courses and voluntary work. The Foundation organises many educational events, implements research and analysis, as well as publishing activities and coordinates involvement of Polish students in vocational competitions Euroskills and WorldSkills.