European Affairs Columnist

Why we want you to write for us…

If you have a passion for writing and an interest in current affairs, we want you to write for us. At The Young European, we want to give young writers the chance to be put in the spotlight; whatever their background and whatever their political beliefs. Brexit is just around the corner, our NHS is in crisis and tensions between America and North Korea are high. We want to hear what you think and to give readers a different perspective on notable global issues.

Our most talented writers will have the chance to join a team of semi-professional journalists. If you have what it takes, you will be writing for us twice a week and by doing so you will gain an array of benefits, to include:

  • Free membership to Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs

  • The chance to travel across Europe, covering developing news stories on a wide range of topics.

  • Access to all our events with our guest writers, and the chance to meet with academics and renowned professionals.

You must be:

  • Between the ages of 16-26

  • A UK, EU, Customs Union or EEA Citizen 

  • Fluent in German and French is a bonus

You must be able to cover the following topics:

  • Brexit

  • EU Government Policy 

  • European Elections 

  • German Politics 

  • French Politics 

  • Ukraine crisis