Get to travel across Europe with #YOUTHoppiaContest!

EU Cohesion Policy is all around you. With more than 1.5 million active projects in local and regional communities, Cohesion Policy is there to be seen and experienced.

This is why the AER is launching a YOUTHopia contest about the concrete results of projects funded by Cohesion Policy, with no limit about the field or geographical location. By sharing a creative picture of a EU project, participants can win two Interrail Global tickets to travel all across Europe during Summer 2023!

Ready to point-and-shoot?

To participate in the YOUTHopia contest, participants will need to be:

  1. Aged between 18-27.
  2. Residing in the EU.


To submit the picture, participants should follow this process:

  1. Post a creative picture of a Cohesion Policy Funded Project in their region, with yourself and the sign “Funded by the European Union)” or “Funded by European Regional Development Fund” (and all other cohesion policy funds) 
  2. Post on your preferred Social Media and Tag #YOUTHopiaContest
  3. Send an email to with a link to the published post. Please note that the post should be permanent, Instagram/facebook “stories” will not be considered.

What about the award?

3 contestants will be randomly selected and they will receive 2 Interrail Global Pass (Youth), valid for 7 travel days during one month, in more than one European country. Winners will need to claim the prize within two months after the date of draw (1 August 2023).


The contest is open from 15 June 2023 to 30 July 2023. Start shooting now!


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