Course Content
Introduction to Erasmus+ Youth
This module serves as the foundation for your journey into the world of Erasmus+ Youth, an exciting programme that offers young people across Europe a myriad of opportunities to engage in international experiences, develop new skills, and foster a sense of global citizenship.
What are the opportunities?
Here you can find out about the different types of opportunities related to the Erasmus+ programme and learn more about the Youth Exchange and Training Course.
Who can take part?
Discover who can join the opportunities mentioned before.
How does it work?
As you know, the European Commission funds these mobilities, so in this section you will learn more about how the funding is distributed and how to prepare yourself to take part in a mobility.
Beginner’s Guide to Erasmus+ Youth for young people
About Lesson

Mobilities for youth workers support the professional development of youth workers and thereby the development of quality youth work at local, regional, national, European and international level, through non-formal and informal learning experiences in mobility activities. 


  • Provide non-formal and informal learning opportunities for educational and professional development of youth workers, contributing to high quality individual practice as well as to the evolution of youth work organisations and systems;
  • Build a community of youth workers that can support the quality of projects and activities for young people in EU programmes and beyond.
  • Develop local youth work practices and contribute to capacity building for quality youth work of the participants and their organisation, having a clear impact on the participating youth workers’ regular work with young people.

Types of activities funded:

  • Study visits and different types of assignments, such as job shadowing, youth worker exchanges and peer learning, in youth work organisations and organisations active in the youth field abroad.
  • Networking and community building among youth workers taking part in the action and supporting its objectives.
  • Training courses supporting the development of competences (e.g. based on relevant existing competence models), to implement quality youth work practices or address and test innovative methods (for instance related to digital and smart youth work).