Navigation path

European Language Label

Welcome to the ELL database for innovative projects in language teaching and learning.

This database contains projects that have received the European Language Label since 1999 (for the pilot phase 1998-99, please refer to "The European Label: catalogue of projects 1998-99").

The database aims to inspire practitioners, stakeholders and policymakers by presenting "best practices" in the field of language teaching and learning.

The European Language Label is awarded to local, regional, and national projects that have found creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate students, make the best use of available resources to diversify the languages on offer, and other innovative initiatives.

You can search the database according to a number of different criteria:

■      Year of the award
■      Projects by country
■      Educational sector(s)
■      Pedagogical theme(s)
■      Target language(s) of the projects

You can also combine up to all of these criteria to conduct a more focused search. Your query will generate a list of the projects and individuals that have been awarded Labels – just click on the names to learn more (contact details, etc.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Groupe de travail de professeurs de langues des 5 régions de l'Euregio Meuse-Rhin/ Working Group of Language Teachers from the 5 Regions Making Up the Meuse-Rhine Euregio

The project: The group of language teachers from the 5 regions making up the Meuse-Rhine Euregio, representing all levels and school forms, has been meeting regularly since 1994 to exchange ideas and teaching material, and to support the promotion of neighbouring languages. Their aim is to create language bridges between the regions and countries and to foster school exchanges. They organise training seminars addressing language teachers from the Meuse-Rhine Euregio at both primary and secondary levels and in adult education. These seminars are organised in conjunction with the following Euregio partners: the Nederlandse Talenacademie in Maastricht, the Brussels Goethe Institute, the Saarburg Teacher Training Institute (for the Grande Région), Belgium's German-speaking Community, Forem Formation and the Maison des langues in Liege. The languages involved are German, Dutch and French ...

Click here for more details
Now available in 24 languages

Search for Label Awards

Title for a project or name for an individual



Educational Sectors



Type of Award



Total labels in the database per year

Number of project labels in the database per country (for each year)

Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of countries with at least one validated label in the database (for each year)

Statistics for all target languages in %

Statistics for EU target languages in %

Statistics for non EU target languages in %

Restricted Access