Youth

The inequalities of the program that should unite Europe  in depth

Tuesday 01 February 2022 | María Zuil
Darío Ojeda
Ornaldo Gjergji
| El Confidencial
OBC Transeuropa

The unequal distribution and access to Erasmus grants creates a gap between students that threatens the cohesion among European regions


Multi-speed Erasmus: economic inequalities and higher education opportunities 

Monday 31 January 2022 | Darío Ojeda
María Zuil
Ornaldo Gjergji
| El Confidencial
OBC Transeuropa

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Europeans participate in the Erasmus scheme and take part in an academic and cultural exchange that goes on to influence their careers and lives. Plenty of youngsters remain partially excluded from it however.


Western Balkans: the pandemic penalises the youngest 

Thursday 02 September 2021 | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

High unemployment rates, increasingly apparent inequalities, and the digital divide. In the WB6, the crisis risks leaving young people behind and provoking a new wave of migration, but it could also offer new opportunities to revive economies.


The UK is no longer the top Erasmus destination for students 

Monday 19 October 2020 | Anne Damiani
| Euractiv

While some of the effects of Brexit are still difficult to assess, the Erasmus+ exchange programme has already suffered the consequences. However, British universities wish to maintain their participation in the European programme. 


Global vaccination coverage (WHO)

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

As a public health issue, global vaccination coverage is the subject of much debate at the United Nations – especially when it is insufficient.


The Erasmus+ annual report

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What are the recent developments with the Erasmus program?


Free travel through Europe: the countries with the most young people competing for Interrail tickets 

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | Pia Seitler
Marcel Pauly
| Der Spiegel

An Interrail ticket makes it possible to cross the whole of Europe by train, visiting up to 30 countries and staying at each stop for as long as you like. This summer, around 14,500 young Europeans will have the opportunity to do just that – free of charge.


With Interrail the art of travel is slowly finding its place in Europe 

Tuesday 23 July 2019 | Jacopo Ottaviani
| Internazionale

It was 1972 when the first 87 thousand Interrail tickets were issued by rail companies in various European countries. Today, forty-seven years after its foundation, more than ten million people have chosen Interrail.


Generation Z: the 45 best cities to settle in Europe 

Wednesday 18 September 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| Voxeurop

The Nestpick Generation Z City index ranks 110 cities across the world according to their performance along 22 variables deemed to be representative of generation Z’s needs. We filtered the data to see who is faring well in the European Union.


Not only Erasmus. Where and why European students move abroad  in depth

Friday 13 October 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

Many South-East European students enroll in foreign universities, but for most of them leaving the region remains only a dream