Parlement européen des lycéens

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The Parlement européen des lycéens (PEL) is a project bringing together high school students from all over Europe, encouraging them to reflect upon the future of the European Union, to discover the functioning of the European institutions, to debate on international issues, and to propose solutions to European challenges.

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Our objective. Our goal is to make participants aware of the importance of the European Union, inform them about the functioning of its institutions and promote European values.

An ambitious initiative. We want to reach a wide audience, which is why we bring together high school students from over 7 countries and help them to overcome language and cultural barriers.

Our future. The PEL is a project that is growing and improving year by year, whether in terms of activities, number of participants or scope of the project itself.

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May 20, 2022, 10:00

Implementation of the 2023 session

The organization committee is beginning preparations for the 2023 session.

August 30, 2022, 12:00

Applications: participating schools

Interested institutions can now apply for the 2023 session.

October 1, 2022, 20:00

Proclamation of selected institutions

All applicants are informed no later than that day of the outcome of their application to participate in the PEL 2023.

September 18, 2022, 16:00

Applications: participating students

All interested students from the selected schools can now apply for the „Parlement européen des lycéens“ 2023.

November 7, 2022, 20:00

Final selection of participants

All participants have been selected & are contacted by the organization committee.

December 4, 2022, 23:00

Repartition of the participants

After indicating their choices in a form, the participants were divided into different thematic groups for the different simulations.


We celebrate our 5th
anniversary with the
2023 Special Edition.

Statistics of the PEL 2023


International schools


International edition




Countries involved


Nationalities present

Featured statistics are estimates based on the 2022 edition of the Parlement européen des lycéens (PEL)

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