Youth - Young people building Europe

European Youth Centre Strasbourg (EYCS)

The European Youth Centre in Strasbourg with its meeting and conference rooms, restaurant area and bedrooms has a capacity of up to 90 guests to implement the youth programme of the Council of Europe

The Centre can also be used by Council of Europe directorates and external Organisations as a special place for meetings, seminars and training courses, with accommodation and catering services available on the spot.

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Pictures of the European Youth Centre Strasbourg

(under Illustrations/Building/European Youth Centre)

Presentation Brochure of the EYCS

Brochure in French
/ Brochure in German



You can send a reservation request by e-mail at , by fax: + 33 (0)3 88 41 27 77 or phone the EYC Reception at: + 33 (0)3 88 41 23 00

Rooms and services
The EYCS has the following capacity: 40 single rooms, 17 double rooms, 2 triple rooms, a studio, as well as 3 bedrooms equipped to receive wheelchair users and and those with mobility impairments (link to accessibility information). Three meeting rooms equipped with interpretation facilities, that cater for groups of 48, 52 and 110 people. There are also 6 smaller meeting rooms for working groups.

The EYCS has a cybercentre with 8 computers, which are at the disposal of the participants, as well as a wide range of technical equipment.

A sauna is also available for guests staying at the EYCS.

How to find your way to the EYCS?

Self-financed activities

The European Youth Centre in Strasbourg welcomes external groups to organise their activities at the EYCS. The groups are those whose activities correspond to the aims of the Council of Europe and connected to the fields of work of the organisation.

The following categories of groups will be considered:

  • non-governmental organisations (in particular youth organisations);
  • Council of Europe committees or working groups;
  • Governments of member countries;
  • Local authorities;
  • Other international organisations.

For the groups staying at the EYCS, the facilities of the EYCS (meeting rooms, technical equipment and technical staff) will be at their disposal free of charge.

Visiting the European Youth Centre

The EYCS regularly welcomes groups and gives them a presentation of the Youth Department, its programmes and its activities, as well as documentation. Agreement is subject to meeting room availability, as well as speakers’ availability.

You may have lunch (self-service) at the EYC, just let us know so we can book the restaurant for your group.

You may address your request to

Please indicate the date/schedule you would like to visit, the number of people in your group, and if applicable the thematics of interest to you. We would appreciate if you would also mention the country(ies) you come from and the name of your organisation.

Visits are held in English and French, and according to availability, in Italian, German or Russian.