How does the young generation see Europe and what kind of Europe do its members wish for? For more than one and a half years, young students of the French university Sciences Po and the Free University Berlin have grappled with young Europeans’ attitudes towards the community of states. About 2,000 young people of the same age were surveyed in Germany and France. Their findings come with a solemn warning.Read more
The European Union is a success story. The process of European unification has made an island of peace and wealth out of a torn continent. This is worrying but also a great chance to rethink Europe. TerraEuropa wishes to make the most of this chance.Read on
In June 2012, TerraEuropa was founded as a non-profit limited company by Michel Marlière. TerraEuropa aims to strengthen the idea of Europe and to promote a more intensive debate concerning Europe. It provides a platform for young people to exchange their ideas of Europe with each other and with representatives from politics, the economy and society. In this role, the project also sees itself as a platform for the intercommunication between countries and generations.Read more
TerraEuropa works with young people from Germany and France in order to understand the perception that the young generation has and to identify the driving elements for revitalization of the European project. Apart from the EuroPaper, written by students of Sciences Po and the Free University Berlin, you can find the findings of the Ipsos Survey as well as of the focus groups on this page.Read more
Based on the findings of the multi-tiered TerraEuropa process, it can be concluded that students from Germany and France, by means of the EuroPaper, wish to set a course for their generation within Europe.
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„Wie Sie, finde ich es äußerst wichtig, dass sich die jungen Menschen für die Entwicklungen in Europa interessieren und sich politisch einbringen. Gleichzeitig müssen wir aufmerksam auf diese Generation hören, da sie wohl am stärksten von der Eurokrise betroffen ist.
Seien Sie versichert, dass ich Ihr Papier [das EuroPaper] als Grundlage für meine Argumente in den Debatten über Bürgernähe, Nachhaltigkeit und Bildung nutzen werde.“
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