Relevant institutions in Germany
IJAB - International Youth Service of the Federal Republic of Germany
IJAB - International Youth Service of the Federal Republic of Germany (formerly: International Youth Exchange and Visitors Service of the Federal Republic of Germany ) is a central specialist agency for international youth policy, international youth work and youth information which works on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ), the European Commission, [...]
Jugendmigrationsdienste (JMD) = Youth Migration Services
Advising, supporting, educating at more than 450 centres throughout Germany: the Jugendmigrationsdienste (JMD) assist young people with a migration background aged between 12 and 27 with their integration process in Germany.
Individual support, professional advice, group and educational courses as well as effective networking in schools and training organisations are among the important tasks. The focuses are [...]
Principles and policies of youth work in Germany
Youth Wiki Europe: Young people Germany
The English language wiki informs about facts and figures concerning young people in Germany and relevant legislation, part of the European Commission wiki website on youth policy in Europe.
Child and Youth Work Services in Germany: Structured Explanation
The website provides information regarding the structural framework as well as an overview of institutional bodies concernd with child and youth work in Germany. The information is disseminated according to different policy levels (national, federal state, local policies), and includes a graphical chart. Web service by te Federal Ministry for Youth, Fammily Affairs, Senior Citizens.
Database for International Youth Work: Information on Germany
This country information on Germany can be accessed in a variety of languages from the website of the database on international yout exchange. The English language version (36 pages) contains chapters on the structure and geography of Germany, politics and culture, education system, and in particular the organisation of youth work and youth exchange in Germany.
Youth Work Translator
This glossary of terms relating to international youth work and child and youth services has been designed for practitioners and interested parties alike as a tool to aid users in communicating with their international partners. A number of entries are accompanied by explanations that help to understand the terms themselves, which can be specific to a given country, especially Germany. These explanations are [...]
European Youth Policy Wiki: cultural and creative competencies in Germany
In Germany, cultural and creative competencies are taught within a legislative framework which leaves decision-making in the education system to the 16 states. The article outlines basic facts, the scope of cultural education and examples for each state regarding the cooperation of nurseries and schools with cultural institutions and initiatives.
The European dimension
A renewed EU Youth Strategy proposed by the European Commission for 2019-2027
EU Communication on Youth Strategy 2019-2027. The Strategy aims at fostering youth engagement in democratic life, strengthening intercultural activities, recognition of youth work. Relevant documents and fact Sheets on the Situation of young people in Europe are available for download.
Youth partnership programme of the European union and Council of Europe
The Council of Europe and European Commission have maintained close co-operation in the area of youth policy and youth work since 1998. This co-operation mainly relates to knowledge and evidence-based youth policy and support and recognition of youth work- Special attention is paid to the geographical scope of activities and to the dissemination and publication of results.
European Youth Information and Counselling Agency
The web-site of the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA) has been designed to meet three needs:
1) to provide basic information to the public in English, French and Spanish:
- about what youth information is in Europe,about ERYICA: its aims and activities, its member organisations, its newsletter (in English and French)
- including links to a wide range of mainly national youth [...]
The European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy (EKCYP)
The website presents activities in the framework of the EU Commission's and the Council of Europe's joint work in the area of youth policy, e.g. social inclusion.