European Solidarity Corps

European Solidarity Corps

New initiative provides volunteering and job opportunities for young people to work on solidarity projects



Youth Strategy


Find out about the EU's policies in the field of youth, as well as the priorities and targets of the EU Youth Strategy



Culture initiatives


Details of how the European Commission addresses the challenges facing young people and supports youth policy in the EU.



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Learning a language in youth projects

Too tired to take evening language classes, but want to enhance your language skills? Take part in an exciting youth exchange or European Voluntary Service project abroad and learn a language from zero! We have proof that it works.

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Enhance your sports event with an EVS volunteer!

Did you know that sport organisations can apply for Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service (EVS) funding? Volunteering in sport is a rather common concept but not all sport organisations take advantage of the opportunity to have EVS volunteers help them out. Read how EVS took part in the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2016).

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New study published on youth work and entrepreneurial learning

This report and its annexes present the findings of a major study mapping, describing and analysing the contribution that youth work makes to supporting young people in achieving competences that will help them to fulfil personal aspirations and become active citizens in Europe.