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

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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
Do you want to experience an amazing adventure? “The signpost at the crossroads of cultures” is a project seeking to build understanding and intercultural dialogue. Its purpose is to bring …
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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
Below is a summary of the opinions and suggestions of children and young people collected during the workshops and surveys on the changes recommended in the city of Poznań. The …
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The Human Library Report 7/12/2019 …
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On October 24-30 2019, the last training under the #GetUpStandUp project took place. It took place in Cyprus in the village of Pedoulas, which is located in the beautiful mountainous …
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On October 31st, 2019, at the Third High School Jan Kante had a meeting with Living Books implemented by the Center for Intercultural Initiatives Horizons. The meeting was one of …
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Our ESC volunteers were in Warsaw during the middle week of October to know more about volunteering in Poland and about ESC program (European Solidarity Corp). During the week from …
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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+.



Weekly artricle 19/01 - 26/01 - Salvatore

Weekly artricle 19/01 – 26/01 – Salvatore

Volunteers started the week with another birthday, the Ania’s one. After celebration in the office they started to talk about the previous week and about what to do in the next, specially about the incoming events. Some of them than …

My December with CIM HORYZONTY

My December with CIM HORYZONTY

December was a busy month for me. I have been a photographer since November. In December I photographed ten events. 05/12/2019 workshops of Christmas decoration with local community 02/12.2019 day of volont. in economy. university. December featured a letter writing …

WEEKLY REPORT 13-17.01.2020

WEEKLY REPORT 13-17.01.2020

2019/2020, Anna
REUNION A large amount of projects and tasks, that we had to finish by the end of the year, unavoidably led to a deterioration in relations within our team and unfortunately, we came back with the same mood after the …

Article for the last Week of December

Article for the last Week of December

2019/2020, Calin
Well, hope you missed a long and drawn out story because it’s, again, my turn to speak about the time we spent in CIM Horyzonty, the last week of December, to be precise …