JUGEND für Europa is the National Agency (Germany) for the EU programmes Erasmus+ Youth, Erasmus+ Sport and European Solidarity Corps.
JUGEND für Europa is appointed by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) and contractually commissioned by the EU Commission (Directorate-General for Education and Culture) to implement the EU programs Erasmus+ Youth (2021 - 2027) and European Solidarity Corps (2021 - 2027) in Germany as a National Agency in accordance with the guidelines.
JUGEND für Europa has been appointed by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and for Home Affairs (BMI) and contractually commissioned by the EU Commission (Directorate-General for Education and Culture) to implement the EU program Erasmus+ Sport (2023 - 2027) in Germany as a National Agency in accordance with the guidelines.
This mandate is associated with the financial support of European projects in the field of youth and sports, the further development of youth work and the support of youth policy cooperation in Europe.
The EU Commission provides the program funds to be administered and financially supports the National Agency in accomplishing its tasks. The EU Commission establishes the rules for the management of the program funds and the internal control standards for the respective National Agencies. It examines the work program and reports of the National Agencies as well as their management and control systems.
As the national authority, the BMFSFJ assumes the monitoring and supervision related to the management of the program at national level. The BMFSFJ ensures proper implementation of the Erasmus+ Youth (formerly: Erasmus+ YOUTH IN ACTION) and European Solidarity Corps programs in Germany in accordance with the contractual bases (technical supervision). The BMI has the technical supervision for the program part Erasmus+ Sport.
The legal entity of JUGEND für Europa, National Agency for the EU-Programs Erasmus+ Youth, Erasmus+ Sport and European Solidarity Corps in Germany, is IJAB e.V. with its seat in Bonn, VR 3584 Amtsgericht Bonn. As the legal entity, IJAB e.V. is responsible for the supervision of the employees of the National Agency resulting from the employment relationship outside of the professional supervision (Dienstaufsicht).