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Apply for the 2020 edition of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize

Aged 16-30 and working on a project with a European dimension? Apply for the 2020 Charlemagne Youth Prize and win funds to further develop your initiative.

The European Parliament and the International Charlemagne Prize Foundation of Aachen award the Charlemagne Youth Prize every year to projects run by young people with a strong EU dimension. Applications for 2020 open on 6 November 2019 and run until 31 January 2020.

The prize

The three winning projects will be chosen from 28 projects nominated by national juries in the individual EU member states. The first prize is €7,500, second prize €5,000 and third prize €2,500.
Representatives of all 28 national winning projects will be invited to the Charlemagne Youth Prize award ceremony in Aachen in May 2020.

The rules

Projects must meet the following criteria in order to qualify:

• promote European and international understanding
• foster the development of a shared sense of European identity and integration
• serve as a role model for young people living in Europe
• offer practical examples of Europeans living together as one community

Questions ? ECYP2020@ep.europa.eu

European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2019

The 2019 prize went to a radioshow for students and young professionals - Europhonica IT. The second prize went to the Finnish project Your European Citizenship where people could learn about EU decision making processes and European cultures. The third prize was awarded to the project Muslims against Antisemitism from Austria. Read more about the winners here.

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Calendar

Launch of the prize: 06.11.2019
Deadline for applications: 31.01.2020
Selection of national winners by national juries: 20.3.2020
Award ceremony in Aachen, Germany: 19.05.2020