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Political education for students

Our mission is to support the development of young people into politically aware and responsible citizens by involving them in European political thinking and promoting intercultural understanding.

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Intercultural experiences

We bring together young people from over 35 European countries in annually 200+ events taking place all over Europe.

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Discussing opinions

We offer a platform for young people to express their opinions, and to discuss and exchange visions

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Award-winning youth programme

The European Youth Parliament Austria has among other prices been awarded the Austrian Europa Staatspreis 2015 and the European Change Communications Award 2014.

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EYP is for everyone

The EYP community reaches from pupils of vocational schools and high schools to university students and encompasses people from different socio-economic backgrounds from all over the country.

European Youth Parliament (abbrev.: EYP)

The EYP is a unique educational programme which brings together young people from all over Europe to discuss current topics in a parliamentary setting.
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Others on EYP

Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Youth Parliament has been a forum for discussion and reflection for European youth on European policies for more than 20 years. In this way, they contribute to building tomorrow’s Europe. I wish them all continued success.

Jean-Claude JunckerPresident of the European Commission@JunckerEU on Twitter
Asdin El Habbassi, BA

The participation of young people is like the sun for a tree, indispensable in a strong Europe. Be a part of EYP. Your future, your Europe!

Asdin El Habbassi, BAMember of the Austrian ParliamentAustrian Parliament
Mag. Maria Pichlbauer

I consider the EYP an ideal instrument for enhancing pan-European political education that at the same time provides language training and the development of knowledge and skills. As a counsellor for EU and Internationalisation at the local school authority in Styria, I advise all upper secondary schools in general and vocational education including vocational schools for apprentices to join the EYP programme and take part in their activities.

Mag. Maria PichlbauerCounsellor for EU and Internationalisation at the local school authority in Styria
Robin Hietz

EYP doesn’t only mean getting new friends wherever you go, but also constantly being challenged to become better in every way. Apart from that, it means trying to find out what being European really means.

Robin HietzStudent and member of EYP Austria

Latest News

Europa Staatspreis 2016 wurde verliehen

3 Sep 2016

Am 28. August 2016 wurde im Rahmen des Europäischen Forums Alpbach der Europa Staatspreis 2016 von EU Kommissar aD Franz Fischler und Innenminister Wolfgang Sobotka verliehen. Dieses Jahr konnte das Projekt “EuropaClubs” in der Kategorie Jugend überzeugen.

Die Initiative wurde von Daniel Gerer (Gesamtleitung, Konzeption, Idee) entwickelt und geleitet und wird, neben dem Europäischen Jugendparlament Österreich, auch von den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF), Europe Direct, dem Europäischen Bildungsinstitut, AIESEC, AEGEE, der Europäischen Bewegung Österreich gemeinsam mit dem Bildungsministerium für Bildung (BMB), dem Bundesministerium für Familie und Jugend (BMFJ) und mit der Unterstützung der Europäischen Kommission sowie des Europäischen Parlaments durchgeführt. Als Teil dieser Initiative freuen wir uns besonders über die Verleihung dieses Preises.

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Minutes of the Annual General Assembly are available

15 Jun 2016

The minutes of our Annual General Assembly 2016, which was held in Tull an der Donau on 4 June 2016, are now available.

The minutes include everything we discussed and decided on during the General Assembly, so that members of our organisation, who have not attended, can also see what was going on there.

The Board wants to thank Matthias Schwertner and David Rauch, who wrote the minutes.

 

Minutes Download (German)

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