European Generation

is a non profit association founded in 2015:

to promote the transnational mobility of young people and the transition between training and work, enhancing human and professional attitudes and skills

to train and support the community in accessing EU funding to stimulate local growth in an intelligent, sustainable and inclusive way and to overcome the economic and social imbalances between the regions

to feed the feeling of European citizenship based on the principles of solidarity, non-discrimination, equal opportunities, respect for the human person and social inclusion

to affirm the right to culture, education and lifelong learning with a view to transnational cooperation.


EU4EU is the EuGen Program that promotes internships and collaborations in Europe through an international network of students, universities and companies

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The association is open to anyone who shares solidarity principles. All those who recognize themselves in the STATUTE and intend to collaborate for the achievement of the social purpose can be part of the association in an unlimited number. Both natural persons, legal persons and de facto associations may apply for membership, by submitting a request to the Board of Directors of EuGen (


Francesca Romana Zotta

Francesca Romana Zotta

She founded EuGen in February 2015 in Rome and since then holds the role of President of the association. For six years she worked at the Migration Office of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI). She gained experience in planning, managing and disseminating EU projects, working for Cittalia in Rome and with the European Projects Association (EPA) in Brussels. She has a degree in Law with a specialization in European policies on human rights and a postgraduate master’s degree in Studies on Migration. She has experience in the planning and management of European projects, in public policies for the reception and integration of migrants in the European Union, in the management of international university consortia for student mobility and in the management of exchanges for the integration of young people migrants.
Tonia Urbano

Tonia Urbano

Graduated in Political, Social and International Sciences at the University of Bologna, with a specialization in Development and International Cooperation at “Sapienza” University of Rome, she carried out a university internship at ANCI, supporting the activities of the URBACT National Point at national level, for the dissemination of the main EU instrument for sustainable urban development. Thanks to the internship and university training, she has developed an interest in studying European calls and projects.

Since 2021 she has been collaborating as a manager support for EuGen, mainly in the EU4EU Program.

Sara Brucale

Sara Brucale

Always fascinated by the world of communication, verbal and non-verbal, she has held different roles: journalist, video editor, editorial manager, event organizer, content creator.

She worked in Italy in Rome and Milan, then both in London and in Amsterdam, where she lived for 8 years. She returned to Italy, today she holds the role of Communication Officer for the EuGen – European Generation association. In addition, she writes articles for some online magazines, with a particular focus on women’s issues. She is also a video editor, a social media manager and manages an Instagram page and a YouTube channel.

She loves music and dabbles in photography. She loves animals, respect for the environment and for our planet. She loves cinema, traveling, cooking and above all laughing.