About the Youth Exchange

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS is an international research project funded by the European Union. The project will facilitate an exciting and empowering bi-regional youth exchange between Latin America and Europe. 24 young people: 12 from Costa Rica, 6 from Portugal and 6 from Scotland. Each month, these 24 young people will take part in workshops discussing their rural community, identity, heritage, culture whilst building their self-confidence. In between workshops, the young people will be encouraged to visit the their local community museums, as well as document their journey through an online blog and Instagram.


The following EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Researchers will be working with the young people in their countries;

  • Jamie Allan Brown, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Paula Menino Homem, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • Ronald Martínez Villarreal, Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, Costa Rica

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 693669.