Applications are now closed!


  1. Citizens of any country in the world are eligible to apply before May 22, 2017. After this date, only Category B and Category C applicants will be eligible to apply.
  2. Applicants born in 1981 and after.
  3. All applicants must be either enrolled in a higher education institution or have already completed university level studies.
  4. Young professionals are welcome to apply provided that they have completed at least first cycle of university studies.

Application Form

A complete application form (please download form) is necessary to register for the Preparing Global Leaders Institute. A confirmation letter to all applicants will be sent by e-mail upon acceptance of the application. All applicants will be additionally informed by e-mail of the decision by the PGLI Admissions Committee. This decision is final and cannot be altered. Information and consent forms will be mailed in April, May, and June 2017. PGLI grants refunds only when a cancellation is received by July 11, 2017.


  • Application form;
  • Recent photo (jPEG format);
  • CV (recommended);

A complete application form with all support documents should be sent to: with a subject: PGLI 2017 Application Form. Please note that admission to the Institute is made on a rolling basis, therefore, earlier applications will receive priority consideration. Should you have additional queries regarding the admission process or any other related concerns, do not hesitate to contact us via email:

Program Cost

The full cost of the program is 1500 EUR covering tuition fees, accommodation, 36 meals (full board), special events, sports facilities, vocational trips, and local transportation. Delegates are responsible for travel arrangements and associated VISA costs (if needed) to Macedonia. Upon admission, all delegates will be provided with a PGLI Recommendation Letter to support potential fund-raising activities.


Applicants in need of financial support are urged to apply as soon as possible as financial aid awards are allocated on a rolling basis. Final deadlines are May 22, 2017 for Category A, and June 15, 2017 for Categories B and C participants**Categories A and B (visa required), Category C (no visa required).

Download Application Form

Here you can download the application form (please download form here) in order to apply for the Preparing Global Leaders Institute – 2017 Edition.