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European Educational Exchanges – Youth For Understanding (EEE-YFU) is the umbrella organisation for national YFU organisations in Europe and currently has 28 member organisations. Youth For Understanding is a non-profit youth exchange organisation, providing exchange programmes for 15 to 18 year old students in more than 50 countries worldwide.  Find out more information about Youth For Understanding.

EEE-YFU works to support its member organisations to grow as quality and sustainable organisations.  Through educational activities, advocacy, networking, and marketing, EEE-YFU supports member organisations to develop stronger volunteer networks and leadership, have a greater influence on policy, increase the recognition of YFU, and be relevant and innovative in response to an evolving European society.

Working areas

Educational Activities

Providing and demonstrating high quality value and impact of educational activities


Building member organisations' and EEE-YFU's capacity in national and European advocacy

Networking Projects

Developing European networking through increased sharing and exchange