Erasmus+ Youth in Action, Participation & Active citizenship


One specific objective of Erasmus+ Youth in Action is to promote active citizenship and participation of young people. Our research shows that the programme is successful in achieving this objective and contributes to fostering “the passion, conviction and energy of our young people”, as Ursula von der Leyen phrased it in her political guidelines2 for the European Commission 2019–2024.

Factsheet on active citizenship (pdf, 200 KB)