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.


Discussing opinions

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


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.


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
Jochen Zöschg

Young, highly committed people in intercultural cooperation. That is politics, society and economy – lived in a refreshing way. I was impressed by the energy and the positive approach to quite complex topics. Thank you for the inspiring exchange!

Jochen ZöschgZurich Insurance Group
Robert 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.

Robert HietzStudent and member of EYP Austria

Latest News

Europa Club Live: “Nicht ohne uns! Welche Ideen haben junge Menschen für Europa?” | 25 November

24 Nov 2021

COVID-19, the climate crisis or the financial crisis: all of these crises hit the youth particularly hard, cause changes and lead to turning points. This means that young Europeans are under particular pressure to show initiative and participate in politics. The book “30 Ideen für Europa” is a starting point for this, offering new ideas, suggestions and perspectives of young people.

How do we solve the public health crisis? What do we do against the climate crisis? How can we profit from digitalisation? What does “Europe” mean for the youth and how can young people actively shape its future?

As a part of the 30th anniversary of the Austrian Society for European Politics (ÖGfE), these questions will be discussed tomorrow, 25 November, at 13:00–14:00 CET. The event will be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook.

Opportunity to organise Socialisings

24 Nov 2021

Miss getting together with people from EYP Austria? This is your chance to organise a socialising!

Socialisings are a vital part of the EYP Austria community. From physical events such as visiting museums, drinking (hot) beverages together and playing sports in the park, over to digital hang-outs with online games and more, the possibilities are endless. 

You have an idea for an educational or fun activity that you would like to carry out within EYP Austria? Reach out to us via this form and organise a socialising of your choice!

If you should have any further questions or comments, do not hesitate to contact the Board Member for National Coordination, Lisa Weinberger, at lisa.weinberger@eyp.at.

© EYP Austria 2021