Are you an active young person who wants to make your voice heard? Are you interested in learning and discussing about important social issues together with other young people from all over Europe? Then you should join the Act.ival for Future for an unforgettable experience.

About Act.ival for Future

During the Act.ival for Future 200 young people from all over Europe meet up to learn, exchange ideas and inspire each other.

By attending the Act.ival, you will engage in workshops and debates which will offer you interesting insights into a variety of important social issues and inspire you to act! While games, concerts and parties will get you into the festival spirit of this unique event.

Target group

Act.ival for Future is made for young people aged 16 to 23 years old, from all over Europe, who are active in civil society. Having different backgrounds but who are sharing common interests and values. Their engagement can come in different types and shapes, e.g. active in a SAME member organization, member of a student council, Fridays for Future activist, member of a political youth party, sports group trainer, mentor, assistant to elderly people, trainer in a youth club etc.


Each year the Act.ival for Future deals with different topics. The selection is based on the one hand on issues that are affecting young people's lifes in Europe and on the other hand on issues which are most pressing to young people active in civil society. This year the following topics have been chosen:

  1. Youth participation & activism
  2. Gender equality & feminism
  3. Anti-capitalism & consumerism
  4. Colonialism & anti-racism
  5. Performative activism & critical development cooperation

Practical Information

  • Date: 04.05. - 08.05.2023 (crew arrival 03.05.)
  • Place: Lübeck, Germany
  • Language: English
  • Age: 16-23 (exceptions possible)
  • Fee: 20€
  • Travel costs, accommodation and full catering will be covered by the organizers


Topics the Act.ival for Future will deal with: