Here you get news from Young Europe, calls for applications for our programmes and awards as well as other current news from the Foundation.

  • Save the date: European Courtyard Festival

    We are very excited to invite you to our 2023 European Courtyard Festival! Join us with your family, friends or colleagues to celebrate the work of our volunteers and programmes on Saturday, the 24th of June 2023, from 2 to 5 pm at the Paulinenhof in the centre of Berlin.

  • Thinking of Europe Fellowship 2023

    With a kick-off weekend in Berlin, the fellowship “Thinking of Europe in Times of Transformation” was launched in March 2023. This year's programme hosted by our Understanding Europe network enables 4 young Europeans to rework our courses for school classes. During the kick-off, the fellows got to know each other and started developing the projects they will work on for the next 6 months.

  • EYP projects nominated for Charlemagne Youth Prize 2023

    Several projects carried our by National Committees of the European Youth Parliament have won national nominations for the Charlemagne Youth Prize. Projects from Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, and Slovenia aimed to raise awareness and promote intercultural dialogue among young Europeans. The overall winner of the prize will be announced at the award ceremony in Aachen in May 2023.

  • Young European of 2023: Nominations are open!

    You know someone who is dedicated to fight for a more just, pluralistic and solidary European society? Then nominate the Young European of 2023 until April 10. The awardee will receive 5000 € which can be used for an internship in a European institution or for an own project which promotes European integration and solidarity.

  • Zuzana Čaputová receives Schwarzkopf Europe Award

    For her commitment to a more peaceful, inclusive and solidary Europe, Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová received the “Schwarzkopf Europe Award” yesterday. The awardee was selected by a jury consisting of “Young Europeans of the Year”, another award of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe. As a guest of honour, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended the award ceremony in Berlin’s Max-Liebermann-Haus.

  • Interview with our new Executive Director Tomáš Sacher

    Tomáš Sacher is the new executive director of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe as of January 1, 2023. Among other positions, he previously was president of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) network in Berlin. In this interview, Tomáš briefly introduces himself, talks about youth participation and gives first insights into his plans for the foundation.