who we are
The International Young Catholic Student (IYCS) is a Catholic action movement of the apostolate of Laity. It is traditionally an evangelization agent in schools and student milieu (secondary and higher education).
IYCS is recognized by the Holy See as an International Catholic Organization (ICO) and the Pontifical Council for the laity is its dicastery.
In international institutions, IYCS is committed to the United Nations (UN) having a consultative status with the Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) and operational status with UNESCO.
Mainly composed of pupils and students, IYCS is present in 87 countries.