Welcome to the diverse
and full of activities world.

If you are care about others and this world, want to develop yourself – you are in the right place. Center for Intercultural Initiatives HORIZONS – widen your horizons with us!

What we do?

We are an independent Poznań non-governmental organization, operating under various names since 1996 at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Our goals are to initiate, run and support educational, social and cultural activities for and for the local community and to build intercultural dialogue between representatives and representatives of different cultures. Our goals are to initiate, run and support educational, social and cultural activities for and for the local community and to build intercultural dialogue between representatives and representatives of different cultures.


We promote and organize volunteering in the local and international dimension for social change and personal development.


We operate in the field of non-formal education. We organize activities aimed at transcultural, anti-discrimination and civic education.


We operate locally. We support the local community in the social and cultural dimension. We start the changes from our own backyard.

Our events
  1. Intercultural evening

    24 October / 17:0020:00

    We invite you to the Intercultural Evening. It will be a meeting summarizing the “Signpost at the crossroads of the culture” project. During the meeting will sumarize project activitoes, the meetings and acquaintances, we would also like to learn more about the culture of the places we come from – through all the senses: hearing, sight, taste, smell, touch. Thus, we want to develop the sixth sense: cultural sensitivity, which is a key element in shaping understanding and respect for diversity. The theme of the project is the slogan “Everyone Different – All Equals”, which fully reflects the idea of ​​equality and human rights.

Our activities in this year?

As every year, a lot is happening. We undertake many local and international activities. Below is a description of our main activities for 2019.


#GetUpStandUp surrounds itself with influential European protests – 1968 Protest and civil rights movements, the invasion to Czechoslovakia, the student protests and anti-Semitic campaign in Poland, the 1989 Democratic revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe and the fall of the Berlin wall – in order to raise awareness of their significance, use them as examples to stimulate debate and finally utilize them as means of reflection and comparison on their nature and their influence on contemporary protests as well.

MCIL Łazanka

ŁAZANKA Mobile Local Initiatives Center – a place for residents, frequenters and regulars of Lower Lazarus. Project implemented by the Association CIM HORIZONS from 2017. Łazarz is a big district and now a lot is happening here. Activities implemented within the Center include many places, such as our office, Osiedlowy Klub Kultury “Krąg”, or the Incubator of Culture Piraeus, as well as squares, Rynek Łazarski, parks, gates and other places depending on the needs. ŁAZANKA is a place open to every age and social group.


The aim of the project is to improve the quality of volunteering projects by developing the competence of people organizing volunteering projects and / or cooperating with volunteers through the development of the following skills: identifying volunteers’ needs and directing them to adequate tasks, recognizing motivations of volunteer and using its potential, improving the quality of communication with volunteers (including the ability to resolve conflicts)…


SIĘ KRĘCI is a series of workshops on creating rap and music videos with young people. The main goal of the project is to integrate people from different environments during joint creative activities using new media. The project is primarily to contribute to the activation of young people in the field of cultural education, awaken their creative initiative for further self-education, and increase self-esteem.


Signpost at the crossroads of cultures is a project aiming to build the intercultural dialogue and understanding. It aims to bring other cultures to young people in Poznan to raise their tolerance and enhance an open attitude. For achieving this we will organize meetings of high school students with foreigners living in Poznan. It is also for foreigners to get to know Polish culture better.

Call for participants
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Do you want to be an activist / activist of human rights? International training awaits you;) We invite you to take part in the second sports training as part of …
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New articles
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last week, I ve prepared a presentation about italian culture and Italy to promote values of the friendly Italy, that is actually the 50 percent of the entire population of …
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Workshops at school no. 77 on “Łazarz” about the subject of universe and planets …
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The value of Peace has been traced back to antiquity. In ancient Greece, Peace was a goddess representing the peaceful state of affairs and its significance was magnificent …
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Peace is something that unites people from any country, a common wish shared by nations all around the globe. This is why, in Cim Horyzonty, we believed that it was …
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European Voluntary Service

European Solidarity Corps (ESC)

Volunteering projects provide young people with the opportunity to do voluntary work at home or abroad. Volunteer activities respond to important social needs.

At the moment we are hosting: Zacharoula, Ania, Calin and Salvatore. What is more Marta and Alvaro have an internship with us as a par of Erasmus+.



Report for the First week of October - Calin

Report for the First week of October – Calin

The report for the first week of October …

Jasmin's EVS in Zielona Gora, August 2019

Jasmin’s EVS in Zielona Gora, August 2019

Greetings! You know my name already! You can also assume which month this is about. This is the only month where there was no school-specific work to be done. A perfect opportunity to go traveling and an even better opportunity …

Weekly Report 23/09-30/09/2019 - Zacharoula

Weekly Report 23/09-30/09/2019 – Zacharoula

2019/2020, Zacharoula
So it’s been a month since my ESC started and I can now say with confidence that volunteering rocks! The city of Poznań was known to me while I was studying here, but now I have the opportunity to discover …

Podsumowanie projektu Jagody w Austrii

Podsumowanie projektu Jagody w Austrii

Austria. Kraina kangurów, jak to niektórzy żartobliwie twierdzą. W związku z Wolontariatem Europejskim dostałam niesamowitą szansę na zamieszkanie w tym uroczym, górzystym kraju na okres aż jedenastu miesięcy i z całą pewnością mogę powiedzieć, że był to najlepszy czas w …