Youth

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

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

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


In Europe, too, equality starts at the kindergarten  in depth

Friday 17 November 2017 | Xavier Molénat
| Alternatives Economiques

Crèche or grandparents? Forms of daycare vary between countries, with major implications for equality.


Too many young people are NEETs 

Friday 13 October 2017 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

They are neither working nor studying. Their population exploded with the crisis, especially in Southern Europe


The Erasmus+ annual report

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What are the recent developments with the Erasmus program?


Younger generations’ well-being at a glance 

Tuesday 23 July 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

A new report published by Eurofound casts light on the issue of depression among young people in Europe. 


Eastern Europe: poverty and the countryside

Tuesday 16 October 2018 | Davide Sighele
| OBC Transeuropa

In contrast with other parts of the continent, life in rural areas in Eastern Europe is synonymous with poverty. The problem should be tackled during the current debate on the reform of the common agricultural policy, with particular emphasis on young people.


190 million Europeans have never been abroad 

Thursday 21 June 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Erasmus, the end of roaming charges, the convenience of the euro: the rhetoric promoting the benefits of European integration only really addresses those citizens who regularly travel to other EU countries. In fact, 37 percent of EU citizens have never been outside their own country.