In 2015, 58.8 percent of all EU pupils at lower secondary level were being taught two or more languages at school. A year earlier, that figure was 59.9 percent.
It falls to the Europeans who were born around 1989 and grew up in a peaceful Europe to build a fresh new vision for the EU that transcends the ideological, educational and national cleavages of the past.
Although some EU states cut spending on education in 2014, most poured in more money, says the EU commission.
Students will soon be able to move into converted shipping containers in Gothenburg. Architects hope to spread their idea of cheap, waterside living across Europe.
British, German and Dutch institutions do very well in the latest university rankings, with Oxford named the world's best. But the French and much of the rest of the EU are lagging behind.
Internships in the EU foreign service can help young people to build their career, so they should be open to anyone, not only those who can afford them, the EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said.
The EU ombudsman's slapdown of the EU diplomatic service's unpaid internship programs offers a glimmer of hope to a future of paid internships in Europe.
Young people will gather in Brussels on Monday to protest against hundreds of unpaid traineeships offered by the EU institutions each year.
Estonian and Finnish high school students do best at science out of the EU according to a study by the OECD, a Paris-based club of industrialised nations.
Young people have been sold down the river by this year's political events, but it's not too late for Europe to safeguard the future for the world's youth.
The French are the worst at speaking English in the EU, according to a survey of 950,000 people, which ranks the Netherlands and Denmark as the best.
Nordic troops ought to learn French to better contribute to UN peace missions in future, security experts and politicians have been told.
EU commission wants to spend another €2 billion on creating jobs for young people, but lack of data on who gets what from the scheme poses questions.
The way forward to ensure the protection of children globally is through a long list of small steps that governments must take to ensure no child in Europe or anywhere else suffers a life of abuse, exploitation or fear.
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Europe adds a layer of identity that enriches its citizens. The post-Brexit EU should do more to foster it, through programmes like Erasmus.
Campaigners say young Europeans need better quality jobs and contracts, after a UN agency documents how hundreds of thousands of young workers risk living in poverty.
In Brussels, the unthinkable in our supposedly modern societies – unpaid labour – has become the new normal.
The European Parliament's building in Strasbourg should be turned into European University instead of the monthly "travelling circus" of MEPs.
Less people leave school prematurely, but socio-economic status, immigrant background and gender are still factors of underachievement, a commission report says.
Oxford University, which came in third last year, ousted Harvard from second place. But top positions are still dominated by US institutions.
Thousands of Maltese people flocked to the streets of Valletta Saturday to challenge the proposed construction of a private university on virgin public land.
In the last week two reports have made grim reading for anyone that cares about equality, but in particular for young people.
An internship can be an opportunity to enter the European job market, but it can also turn out to be unpaid, menial work.
If you are looking for love and a good job then you need to use the Erasmus student exchange programme, according to new research published by the European Commission.
American and British universities continue to dominate in the global rankings with the next best faculty in a EU member state trailing a distant 24.
One in every three young Europeans has a higher level of education than their parents, according to new research.
The EU’s student exchange programme Erasmus funded the studies of nearly 270,000 students in 2012/3, a record 15,000 more than previous year, the European Commission has said.
Erasmus isn't about studying, it's about learning, say former students of the exchange programme.
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