The inequalities of the program that should unite Europe
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
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
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
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.
Generation Z: the 45 best cities to settle in Europe
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.
Younger generations’ well-being at a glance
A new report published by Eurofound casts light on the issue of depression among young people in Europe.
With Interrail the art of travel is slowly finding its place in Europe
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.
Free travel through Europe: the countries with the most young people competing for Interrail tickets
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.
Eastern Europe: poverty and the countryside
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.