Erasmus+ Youth in Action

Finnish National Agency for Education is the National Agency of the EU Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth in Finland. The programme supports projects that offer non-formal learning opportunities internationally or locally for and with young people, and the people working with them.

Types of activities

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme supports:

  • youth exchanges
  • European youth initiatives
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • European Voluntary Service (EVS) projects
  • training and networking projects for youth workers
  • Structured Dialogue meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy

Training and cooperation

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action National Agencies and SALTO Resource Centres organise training and partnership-building activities to enhance the skills and competencies of those working with young people. The calls for participation are published on the websites of the agencies and resource centres.

Research-based analysis on Youth in Action (RAY)

Finnish National Agency for Education together with several other Erasmus+ Youth in Action National Agencies and research partners participates to transnational, on-going research-based analysis and monitoring on the Youth in Action Programme. The regular surveys that are carried out measure what impact participation in Youth in Action has had on participants´ learning, attitudes and active participation in society. In addition special surveys are carried out.

Contact us

Email nuoriso(at)

Head of Unit, Youth and Culture

Irmeli Karhio

What we can offer you

If you’re interested in participating in the Youth in Action Programme, please contact the national agency in your country.

What The Finnish National Agency for Education can help you with is find a potential partner in Finland. We can forward your details to a number of interested parties. If you’d like our help, please forward a short description of your request and your contact details to: nuoriso(at)