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Bringing together the young minds of Europe

At Euroscola students aged 16 to 18 from across the EU become an MEP for a day at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.  They debate, negotiate, amend, vote and adopt resolutions on real European issues.

Twelve Irish groups take part each year by participating in competitions organised by the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland.  Competition winners (24 students and two teachers) receive a subsidy towards the cost of travelling to Strasbourg.  In order to take an active part students prepare in advance and come to Strasbourg already acquainted with the issues up for discussion.

To represent Ireland at Euroscola register your school's interest by sending an email to and we will notify you of forthcoming competitions.


Here's one of last year's winning schools at Euroscola

St. Leo's College Carlow at Euroscola in March 2018

The European Parliament Office in Ireland runs an annual competition (see our Competitions page).  We also run competitions in conjunction with the following organisations:

European Model Council Schools Debate at Dublin Castle
Rotary Youth Leadership Development Programme
Michael Sweetman Educational Trust Students Competition

To find out more about Euroscola click on the links below:

Visit the Euroscola website
Follow Euroscola on Facebook