Youth - Young people building Europe

FAQ - Frequently asked questions

Working opportunities with the Council of Europe:

Visit the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg

The EYC welcomes groups for visits and presentation of the Youth Department and its activities. Agreement is subject to meeting room availability, as well as speakers’s availability.

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Funding opportunities

The European Youth Foundation (EYF) provides financial support to the following types of activity undertaken by non-governmental youth organisations or networks or by other non-governmental structures involved in areas of youth work relevant to the Council of Europe's youth policies and work:

  • educational, social, cultural and humanitarian activities of a European character;
  • activities aiming at strengthening peace and co-operation in Europe;
  • activities designed to promote closer co-operation and better understanding among young people in Europe, particularly by developing the exchange of information;
  • activities intended to stimulate mutual aid in Europe and in the developing countries for cultural, educational and social purposes;
  • studies, research and documentation on youth matters.

what is NOT financed by EYF:

  • operations of a commercial nature
  • the construction, purchase or equipment of buildings
  • tourist activities
  • statutory meetings
  • activities part of a school or university programme
  • activities with only a vocational training character

EYF leaflet in ENG