Altemus is an educational organization dedicated to helping young people from disadvantaged backgrounds discover their fullest human and leadership potential.  Our goals are to deepen young people’s self-awareness and social consciousness, develop their core leadership skills, promote dialogue, mutual respect and solidarity.


Altemus’ vision is to educate and inspire a new generation of leaders committed to serving their communities. 


We are committed to excellence, service, dignity, diversity, equality, and integrity.

Our Impact

Over the last 20 years Altemus has trained young men and women from 27 different countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Our leadership program has had a significant and verifiable impact.  Altemus alumni now hold leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors in their countries.  They are agents of positive change, multipliers and role models in their communities.


Where Our Alumni Come From

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Our alumni come from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Republic of North Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Zambia.