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Mentoring Across Borders (MAB)

The Mentoring Across Borders (MAB) project aims to support, through lifelong learning, the educational, professional and personal development of people by developing, testing and validating an intergenerational, cross-border mentoring programme occurring between older, experienced people (mentors, 50+) and young mentees (18-30 y.o.) at risk of marginalization. MAB builds on the successful outcomes of the Erasmus+ EvolYou project by enhancing its best practices and transferring its innovation on a pan-European level.

Financier: European Commission – Erasmus+ Programme, KA202 Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training


  • CESES – Belgium (Lead partner)
  • 50plus – Greece
  • SES – Germany
  • To – Italy
  • AGE Platform Europe – Belgium
  • European Volunteer Centre (CEV) – Belgium
  • SENIORES Italia Lazio ODV – Italy
  • Cyprus Third Age Observatory (CTAO) – Cyprus
  • ZNANIE – Bulgaria
  • Önkéntes Központ Alapítvány (ÖKA) – Hungary
  • AULEDA – Albania
  • Stowarzyszenie Centrum Wolontariatu (SCW) – Poland
  • Volontari Senior Professionali ODV (VSP) – Italy

Time and location: a total duration of 24 months (1 January 2023 – 31 December 2024), including the implementation and evaluation of the mentoring programme in 8 countries (Greece, Germany, Italy, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Albania and Poland – In progress     

First-Level beneficiaries: 
mentors, who are experienced older adults, above 50 years of age and mentees, who are young adults (18-30 years old) experiencing difficulties in the work field, or during their studies

Second-Level beneficiaries:  NGOs, senior or volunteer organizations across Europe.

Extra information

  • A project website will be developed and social media profiles will be created for the social media most often used by the project’s target groups