Research Programme

At the beginning of 2014, the RAY Network launched a process in order to develop its mission, research approaches, activities and structure for Erasmus+: Youth in Action (2014 to 2020). This process resulted in a commonly agreed programme of RAY research activities between 2014 and 2020, involving presently 35 RAY Network partners (National Agencies for the Erasmus+: Youth Programme and their researchers) in 33 countries.


The RAY research programme includes seven research projects.

For further information on the research projects, please go to Research Activties


These research activities are prepared by working groups and in consultation with the European Commission and related structures. This includes the establishment of common research and ethical standards. The research projects are designed in a way that an overlap between the samples for the different research activities is avoided.
Further research activities related to Erasmus+: Youth in Action will be developed during the coming years.