Sergei Tereshenkov


Author, Journalist, PR & GR Professional. Experienced trainer and facilitator in the field of media literacy, networking and intercultural communications, project management. Born in St. Petersburg, used to live in Germany, Poland and Italy, now based in Berlin. Conducted 40+ trainings all over Europe and online. Author of i-networker, a YouTube channel about international networking:

Sergei Tereshenkov has 3 references for past work as a trainer.

Sergei Tereshenkov

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Current occupation

Trainer & Facilitator/ Coordinator

Work experience

2023 - Coordinator (CURE - Campaign to Uphold Rights in Europe,

2019 – Author of i-networker, a YouTube channel about international networking (

2016 - Co-Founder and Trainer / Facilitator (ARTa - Association of Russian Trainers, Russia,

2014 - 2022 Communications Lead (EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, Berlin, Germany,

2012 - Trainer and facilitator in the field of non-formal education (over 40 trainings in Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine and online)

2012 - 2013 Author (Snob.Ru Blog, Moscow, Russian Federation,

2012 – 2013 Partner (ANO “Civic Engagement Institute”, Perm, Russian Federation)

2011 PR Director (Programme “Kudymkar. Culture Reloaded”, Kudymkar, Russian Federation)

2011 PR Director (ANO “Civic Engagement Institute”, Perm, Russian Federation)

2011 – 2012 Regional Correspondent (“Russian Journal”, Moscow, Russian Federation.

2007 – 2008 Political Observer (“Russia Profile“ Journal, Moscow, Russian Federation,

2003 – 2005 English and German Lecturer (Canada College at the St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation,

2000 – Various interpreter and translation projects in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Perm, and Kudymkar (Russian Federation) as well as Munich (Germany)

Further Social Activities

2011 Co-Organiser of the “Dovlatov Days” within the “Tallinn – European Capital of Culture 2011” Programme (Tallinn, Estonia – St. Petersburg, Russian Federation,,,

2009 Expert (Report on the Estonian energy sector at the Socioeconomic Forum of Finno-Ugric Youth, Perm-Kudymkar, Russian Federation,

2009 Ambassador of the “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009” Programme to the Russian Federation (

2006 - 2020 Moderator of the Baltija community at the LiveJournal platform, devoted to Latvia and Lithuania (

Further Qualifications

2020-2021 Course "Learn to Speak Business" (Vlerick Business School, Ghent-Brussels, Belgium,

2016 Annual trainings for advanced trainers and facilitators of ARTa – Association of Russian Trainers, including facilitation of strategic sessions, conceptualisation of online courses, etc. (Russia)

2015 Project Monitoring and Evaluation Training (Training Centre “InDialogue”, Linz, Austria)

2014 Tool Fair IX (SALTO-YOUTH, Cluj-Napoca, Romania,

2013 Junior Facilitator Training (Theodor Heuss College of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the MitOst Association, Berlin, Germany,

2012 Course “Theory and Practice of the Multimedia Journalism” (Higher School of Journalism at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia,


2010 Lecturer on Sustainability Issues (University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy,

2004 PR Specialist (Communications & PR Department, Ahold Polska, Cracow, Poland, Award of the President of Poland for the development of Polish business

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Educational pathway

Higher Education

2000 – 2005 University of Munich (Department of German Studies, Department of Political Sciences, Department of Communication Sciences, Master degree

1997 – 2002 St. Petersburg State University (Department of German Studies, Undergraduate education

School Education

1987 – 1997 School No. 458 (St. Petersburg, Russia, Gold medal

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Animation
  • (beginner) Bullying & Harassment
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (advanced) Creativity & Art
  • (advanced) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (expert) Environment & Ecology
  • (advanced) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Fundraising
  • (beginner) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (beginner) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (beginner) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (intermediate) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (intermediate) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (intermediate) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Youth Policy

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (beginner) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (expert) European Institutions
  • (advanced) International Youth Structures
  • (expert) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (beginner) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (intermediate) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (beginner) Young People with a Physical Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (beginner) North-North Cooperation
  • (advanced) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (intermediate) Czech
  • (fluent) English
  • (good) Estonian
  • (fluent) German
  • (good) Italian
  • (intermediate) Latvian
  • (good) Lithuanian
  • (fluent) Polish
  • (fluent) Russian
  • (good) Spanish

Other languages

Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian (intermediate), Finnish (beginner), Swedish (beginner), Turkish (beginner), Icelandic (beginner), Basque (beginner), Komi-Permyak (beginner), Udmurt (beginner)

Trainer references

  • International Spring School Ecology

    Validated (2022-02-17)
    The training activity took place
    in Skopje, Macedonia
    organised by Programme "Balkans, Let's Get Up" by the Theodor Heuss College of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the MitOst Association
    May 10-18, 2013
    Reference person

    Darijo Višević

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  • Evaluation Seminar of the "Bridge It!" Programme

    Validated (2021-12-27)
    The training activity took place
    in Pskov, Russian Federation
    organised by "Bridge It!" Programme by the Theodor Heuss College of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the MitOst Association
    December 4-8, 2013
    Reference person

    Inga Bodnarjuka

    (Senior Facilitator)
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  • German-Russian Training "Cultural Pipeline : East-West" (1st Stage)

    Validated (2022-03-12)
    The training activity took place
    in Duisburg, Germany
    organised by MitOst e.V. (Germany), ANO "Civic Engagement Institute" (Russia)
    October 2-12, 2012
    Reference person

    Nadezhda Spasennikova

    (Supervisor and Co-Facilitator)
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This profile was last modified on 2023-05-27

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