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The European Money Quiz takes place for a first time in 2018 as a European-wide competition to improve the financial literacy of children at the age of 13 to 15 years old. The quiz is expected to attract thousands of kids in 30 countries.

The competition takes place in two phases. First, national competitions with classrooms or their representatives competing directly against each other during a live online event supported by Kahoot!, the online learning company.

Two students representing each national winner will be invited play in the European final of the European Money Quiz on Tuesday 8 May in Brussels.

National competitions are held in the following 30 countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Classrooms in each of these countries can sign up to play against each other simultaneously via a live Kahoot! in March. The classroom that is the smartest and the quickest, the best and fastest provider of the correct answers to 10 to 15 questions, will be named the national winner. Two students from this classroom get to take part in the European final in Brussels.

National banking associations in these countries are actively involved, either as organisers or as partners of national educational authorities supporting the quiz. The banking associations also make possible the participation of their national winner in the European final, offering to pay the cost of travel and accommodation for two students and a chaperone (teacher or parent).

If you want to sign up talk to your teacher. He or she can sign up for the European Money Quiz by contacting the national banking association in your country. Check the map on the bottom of this page to find yours.

The European Money Quiz has teamed up with Kahoot! to create a fun and educational experience in financial education. Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform for teachers of awesome and classroom superheroes. Using multiple-choice quizzes, you can play, learn, have fun and celebrate together!

We’ve created various quizzes to either prepare participants for the national finals or just to re-examine your knowledge on financial literacy, digital security, maths, money and the European Union. Professionals can prove themselves in the ‘financial regulation’ quizzes.

You can find the quizzes here! You can practice this with your classmates, friends or your colleagues.


European Money Week is an annual initiative promoting financial education across Europe. The week is organised by national banking associations across Europe, under coordination of the European Banking Federation.

Throughout one week in March each year, hundreds of activities are held in 20+ countries to promote financial literacy in Europe. The week is timed to coincide with Global Money Week and many national money weeks celebrated across Europe at the same time.

The European Banking Federation and its members are passionate about financial education. It’s clear to us that the ability to manage personal finances is important for everyone, especially for young people.

Visit the European Money Week page


The EBF has been promoting financial education via various means, including several publications and initiatives on financial literacy highlighting the industry commitment to providing consumers with a more sound understanding of financial services. Visit our Financial Education page

The EBF is an affiliate member of the OECD International Network on Financial Education.

In 2014 we published an European overview of best practices on financial education. Click here to read it.