European Federation of Youth Hostel Associations (EUFED) is a non-profit making association having its mission to develop the cooperation and networking of European Youth Hostel Associations based on common youth hostelling values and economic sustainability.



EUFED works together with all European Youth Hostel Associations, Hostelling International and other tourism stakeholders in order to coordinate common actions on a development of the potential of international hostelling business in the European Region.



EUFED supports the global mission of HI which is to promote the education of all young people of all nations, but especially young people of limited means, by encouraging in them a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside and an appreciation of the cultural values of towns and cities in all parts of the world, and as ancillary thereto to provide hostels or other accommodation.